Have you ever been given a gift that is so meaningful that you instantly burst into tears of joy?
If so, count yourself lucky! What a wonderfully powerful emotion to experience. High school student Jewel Parr of Rockledge, Florida, recently got a taste of that feeling when her dad Solen Parr surprised her with a pet she’d wanted to have since she was just a little girl.
“Jewel had been asking my parents for a pet pig since she was 5 years old,” her sister Jade explained. “Finally, my dad got a chance to buy her one and we were all looking forward to [surprising] her with it.” A now-viral video shows the moment when Solen reveals the squirming, oinking little ball of love hidden inside his T-shirt. Jade was recording video in the driver’s seat when the big moment occurred.
To say that Jewell had an over-the-top reaction is an understatement! In fact, as soon as she realized what was making those sweet little grunting sounds inside Dad’s shirt the teenager burst into tears of joy.
Jewel can hardly contain herself as she gasps out a thank you to her dad, who’s also getting emotional. “You’re gonna make me cry, too,” he says after giving his daughter a kiss. Jade can’t help but laugh as her sister lavishes her new pet with love, all while continuing to weep openly.
“I was expecting her to cry but not this much,” laughed Jade. “Then my dad started crying as well while I was laughing out loud.”
Jewel named her 1-month-old pig Juju and created an Instagram page for her so fans can follow her growth online. Meanwhile, the video that Jade took of Jewel’s sweet reaction has gone seriously viral with millions of views!
What a kind-hearted teenager! We’re certain that Jewel and Juju will be longtime best friends. It’s so touching to see such a pure reaction that it’s no wonder this video is making people everywhere tear up.
Take a look at Jewel’s emotional response to meeting Juju in the video below, and don’t forget to share.
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