Dad Has Emotional Reunion With Son After 7 Years Apart

This is the emotional moment a dad is finally able to give his son a long-awaited hug after seven years apart. Omar Renteria hadn’t seen his dad – also called Omar – since he moved from Barranquilla, Colombia, to Panama seven years ago as he was waiting for his residence paperwork to travel again. Whenever the pair would speak, Omar Sr insisted he just wanted to be able to hug his son again. Finally, on October 6, 2022, that time came, and so when Omar Jr was able to return to Colombia, he secretly traveled to his godmother’s house to surprise his unsuspecting father. Family members told Omar Sr there were some items that had been sent for him to pick up, and when he arrived at his son’s godmother’s house, he had a look at the suitcases waiting for him. Then, suddenly, from behind him, Omar Jr says, ‘Don’t you want me to help you?’ causing his dad to turn around and burst into tears as he finally hugs his son after so long.
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TV & Digital
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Location: Barranquilla, Colombia
  • Date Acquired01-09-2023
  • Date Filmed10-06-2022
  • OrientationVertical
  • Footage TypeCell Phone
  • Rights TV & Digital, Commercial, Publishing

Dad Has Emotional Reunion With Son After 7 Years Apart

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