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WATCH: Tampa dad's heartwarming reaction to his daughter's surprise baby announcement goes viral

Posted: 10:31 AM, Jun 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-21 11:23:34-04
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TAMPA, Fla. — Grab the tissues because we're sure this story will bring you happy tears.

You see pregnancy announcement videos across social media all the time, but one video posted on Twitter the day before Father's Day has captured the hearts of many with more than 242K retweets and 1.1M likes.

Crystal Aponte tweeted the video of her dad, Andy Aponte, opening what looked like a regular gift bag Saturday night. A few seconds into the video Andy pulls out a Chewbacca teddy bear. After Crystal tells her dad there is more to the teddy bear he realizes the teddy bear talks — and what comes next is absolutely heartwarming.

Andy gets a special message from his daughter Cassandra and her husband:

"Hey dad, just wanted to wish you a very happy father's day and to let you know that...we're having a baby!"

The baby announcement left Andy speechless, hugging onto "Chewy" and crying happy tears.

Watch the awesome video below:

Many on Twitter loved the video, but questioned why nobody went to hug Andy, his response:

Andy said on his personal Twitter page that this will be his first grandchild and that when he or she is born he will be holding his grandchild in one arm and Chewy in another to give us all a first glimpse.