A Missouri father’s wish to see his deceased son’s “Look Back” video was answered following an emotional plea on YouTube that went viral.
After seeing his own Look Back video on Facebook, John Berlin of St. Louis Mo., was desperate to see the video that was created for his son Jesse Berlin, who was 22-years-old when he passed away on Jan. 28, 2012, WPIX reported.
The short videos highlight a person’s biggest moments on Facebook, but John Berlin could not access his son’s account, according to WPIX.
He decided to post a video on YouTube pleading with administrators at Facebook to let him see his son’s video.
“We can’t access his Facebook account. All I want to do is see his movie, that’s it,” Berlin said in the video.
A Facebook representative contacted Berlin to tell him he would be allowed to see his son’s video, and the social networking service planned to review their policies to help other families who have lost loved ones, WPIX reported.
“I didn’t’ expect anything at all really. I just thought I’d give it a try and the response has been overwhelming to say the least,” Berlin told WPIX.