Man Acts as a Waiter in a Restaurant to Surprise His Parents who Haven't Seen Him in 3 Years

Man Acts as a Waiter in a Restaurant to Surprise His Parents who Haven't Seen Him in 3 Years

  • A man who has been working in Ireland finally came back home to see his family after three years of being distant
  • The young man wanted his return to be a surprise so he didn't inform his parents ahead of his arrival
  • In a heartwarming video, he acted as a waiter and served his parents' food before revealing his face to his mother who broke down in tears

A hardworking man has been working for years in Ireland without coming back home to see his family.

After three years of being far away from his family, he finally decided to pay them a surprise visit.

He came down to their country of residence and acted as a waiter at a restaurant where his parents ate.

Man surprises parents, waiter
Man pays surprise visit to his parents Photo Credit: sting89dmz
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In a viral video, the young man who wore a face mask, was seen serving food to his unsuspecting parents.

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After serving them, he removed his face mask and his mother immediately screamed and broke down in tears. The touching video was shared on TikTok by @sting89dmz with the caption:

"My nurse brother went home from working in Ireland after three years and acted as a waiter to surprise our mom and dad."

Mixed reactions trail the video

@nojcay said:

"I admired how they talk to him not knowing that he is their son. That only shows how wonderful parents they are. They treat every person with respect."

@jeffreysim1976 stated:

"how can they not recognise their own son? even I haven't see someone for years by looking at their eyes and hearing their voice I straight out know."

@rosl_ commented:

"so sad they don't recognize him at first..but it's a nice surprise."

@marinadurlin remarked:

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"Im sorry I don’t get this. As a mother I would recognise my son even if he had a paper bag over his head."

@sesilayanty2 reacted:

"They already told .he look like his son..actually the mask the one make look different."

@4dagan said:

"it would not take me that long to know my son Im sorry I know my sons eyes,voice with in 20 sec I would know."

@insideantares said:

"Awwww this was my dad and sister picking me up at the airport. After three years and the pandemic, they couldn’t recognize me with a mask ."

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She left San Diego, US where she was for Chicago where the long-distance running was taking place.

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