Jeffrey is a carpenter living in Massachusetts, US. Due to visa problems and financial issues, it had been an entire decade since had seen his mother, Madeline, who lives in Gabon.
Jeffrey’s younger brother, Axel, lives in South Florida. He arranged to have their mother fly in to the US, but he didn’t say a word to his brother.
Shannon Slattery, Jeffrey’s partner and mother of their young son, worked with him to set up the surprise. In the video, Jeffrey is shocked to see his brother, but he broke down crying and collapsed when his mother came out from the next room.
Slattery posted the reunion on Facebook where it has been viewed more than 6 million times. “I love my man and his huge heart. Love my new family too,” she wrote.