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One dad’s heart wrenching plea to Facebook is answered

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, Rare Staff

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On Wednesday afternoon, one father turned to YouTube to ask for help. His son had died in 2012 and he wanted nothing more than to see the flashback video that Facebook had created for users in honor of their 10th anniversary.

“I’m calling out to Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook. You’ve been putting out these new movies — you know these one minute movies that everybody’s been sharing,” the father, John Berlin, says in the video. “And I think they are great.”

“Well, my son passed away Jan. 28, 2012 and we can’t access his Facebook account,” he goes on. “I’ve tried emailing, different things, but it ain’t working. All we want to do is see his movie. That’s it.”

“I know it’s a shot in the dark, but I don’t care,” he said, while starting to tear up. “I want to see my son’s video. His name is Jesse Berlin.”

The video has had over 800,000 views in less than a day.

By 9:15 p.m., Facebook responded.

“It worked I was just contacted by FB by phone and there going to make a vid just for us. They also said they’re going to look at how they can better help families who have lost loved ones,” Berlin’s Facebook page said.

(H/T The Blaze)


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