Dads in prison hold their children for first time, the looks on their faces say it all.

Scottie Barns’ father was a convicted felon. She lived her entire life without hearing so much as an “I Love You” from him.

Barns knows the pain growing up without a dad can cause, so she’s giving incarcerated fathers the chance to hug their children and let them know they’re loved.

She created a prison program called “One Day With God” where children get to spend the day with their dads in prison. Some have questioned her, “Why do convicted murderers and felons deserve to see their kids?” but Barns simply reminds them, children are the silent victims of their father’s crimes.

Check out the remarkable reunions in the video below and share these powerful moments today.

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