Overwhelmed Mother Breaks Down As Her Son Who Spent 26 Years in Prison Walked out a Free Man

Overwhelmed Mother Breaks Down As Her Son Who Spent 26 Years in Prison Walked out a Free Man

  • An old man had an emotional reunion with his family after he had spent almost three decades behind bars
  • The man's mother got teary and kept sobbing as she hugged her son for several seconds in front of the correctional facility
  • Many people were happy that the man looked good physically despite the number of years he had spent in prison

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A lady, @sosdamost, has shared a video that captured the moment her dad, who had stayed in prison for 26 years, was released.

She and her grandma were in front of the prison when her dad wheeled out his belongings to meet them.

Emotional family reunion/man released from prision.
The man's daughter was very happy to have her daddy back. Photo source: TikTok/@sosdamost
Source: UGC

Man's reunion with family after 26 years in prison

It was the grandma who first gave her son a hug. She could not control her tears. The lady revealed that she and her grandma were speechless when they got the news that he would be released.

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Many people who have loved ones behind bars were in her comment section to congratulate the lady's family.

Watch the video below:

As of the time of writing this report, the video has gathered over 400 comments with more than 20,000 likes.

Briefly News compiled some of the reactions below:

Retha said:

"I’m waiting for this moment me and my grandson Jesus allow me to see him come home."

vocalwalls said:

"Release is the easy part. Reintegration is where the work’s at. Please give him all the support you can."

Hush1963 said:

"Now enjoy life and your family brother."

user1407103595713 said:

"Show him more love and support by all means."

MadamMakaringe asked:

"26 yrs m sure it ws a very serious case, wt dd he do?"

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Maria said:

"I can’t wait for my brother to get out."


"He's looking good, I feel sorry for the years spent but I think the years mentioned here might not be accurate."

Another dad returns home from prison

Meanwhile, Briefly News earlier reported that another emotional video showed the moment a father, @michaelbrown40745, who had been a prisoner for the past 12 years, returned home to surprise his daughter.

As the girl was coming back from school, the man gently walked out f their home with his hands folded behind his back.

Immediately the girl saw him, she froze and could not walk further anymore. The father had to walk towards the child and he hugged her.

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