Dad gets his '57 ChevyAfter watching this video, we're not sure which is a more sure-fire way to make a man cry happy tears: hand him the keys to the car of his dreams, or show him how much his children love him. In this case, it was probably the insuppressible combination of the two.

The story starts when an eight-year-old boy promised his dad that, when the father would turn 57 years old, the son would buy him a '57 Chevy. Decades later he made good on the promise, buying this pristine two-tone teal and white 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air when the opportunity arose. He held on to it for two years so that he could, true to his childhood word, give the car to his dad on his 57th birthday.

It's about as touching a story as we've ever run, especially with Father's Day now just a week away. Watch the (regrettably poor) footage of the handover in the video below to witness the embodiment of a father's happiness.

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      Joey McClary
      • 1 Year Ago I have to wait until I'm 93 for my kids to buy me a '93 Cobra R?
      • 1 Year Ago
      Awesome gift! I wish I could have done something like this for my dad before he passed away.
      • 1 Year Ago
      So many feels.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Very touching! Promise well kept!
      • 1 Year Ago
      Nice gesture, but c'mon...a four-door? "Son, thanks, but no thanks."
        • 1 Year Ago
        You are the epitome of ingratitude
      Revis Goodworth
      • 1 Year Ago
      Hard to think anyone would cry over a 2014 Honduh 60 years from now.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Worlds greatest son? Hardly. Awesome story tho? Definitely.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Dark Gnat
      • 1 Year Ago
      This is a hell of a touching story. I want to hear it run.
      • 1 Year Ago
      As a 58 yr old car/motorcycle nut case father of two college kids, this little extraordinary moment captured for all is an example of the good things that the ubiquitous mobile phone can provide...right about the time I'm writing the checks for next years university costs and putting off that track car...again...
      Marcus Harvey
      • 1 Year Ago
      Does this mean he'll get him an 1980 VW Rabbit for his 80th?
      • 1 Year Ago
      Another nice Chevy story like the one with the kids finding their dad's '65!
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