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Father’s Day Special: UK fan surprises his dad with his dream car

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We shared this video around this time last year and there’s no better time to watch it again than today, Father’s Day.

In case you missed it the first time around, a UK fan surprised his father with a ’57 Chevy on his 57th birthday.

Here’s his story:

Growing up my dad always dreamed of owning a 57 chevy bel-air. He grew up poor in a family of 7 children. He never thought he would be able to own his dream vehicle but would talk about it all the time.

When I was 8 years old I promised him that on his 57th birthday I would buy him a 57 bel-air. I never forgot and was able to fulfill my promise.

Here is his reaction.

Explanation on what he was doing. One of our cornhole boards was broken and we were trying to rig it to stay up, while he was occupied I opened my garage to show the vehicle. He was too intent on fixing the board that he didn’t notice the garage opening which took my sister saying “theres something we can fix it with in the garage, there”.

Also when he states thats the one you have been showing me, that is because I had been,I had showed him pictures of the Bel air. (I have had it for over 2 years waiting to give it to him) We would talk about older vehicles so to gauge how much he would enjoy it etc I would show him pictures of it from the listing I found. He would get so excited and talk about owning something like that but that he “knew he never would be able to”.

Happy Father’s Day to all you dads out there!

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

4 Comments for Father’s Day Special: UK fan surprises his dad with his dream car



  1. Bluecat15
    12:08 pm June 21, 2015 Permalink

    Doesn’t get any better than this!!! Thanks drew



  2. Smyrna_Cat
    2:07 pm June 21, 2015 Permalink

    Didn’t you guys show this last year?

    Still a great story.



    • CATandMONKEY
      2:25 pm June 21, 2015 Permalink

      Agreed, great story and video. They mentioned your concern in the very first line of this post.



    • Smyrna_Cat
      3:04 pm June 21, 2015 Permalink

      I’m a miserable human being who complains about everything.