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WATCH: Filipino pilot surprises parents onboard flight with heartwarming message

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Mar. 12, 19 | 9:08 am

A video on Facebook of a Filipino pilot sharing a heartfelt message for his parents boarding his flight for the first time is now making its rounds on the social media platform.

The viral video, uploaded by the pilot Genesis Bernardo, shows both his parents, Paul and Solly, who were visibly surprised by the announcement that he did. The main video shows the reactions of the parents as they were about to board an Air Asia flight headed to Taipei for the first time in a plane commanded by their son.

Genesis took the golden chance to thank his parents in public as he said that both of his parents had been instrumental for him to reach his dreams.

Here’s his complete message below.

“After so many years of flying in the airline, I have always dreamed of having you onboard as my passengers. I would like to thank you for loving me unconditionally as your son, and for teaching me to do my best in everything that I do.

“I also thank you for inspiring me to never stop dreaming big and making me believe that everything is possible as long as you have faith.

“You are one of the biggest reasons why I am here commanding a flight and flying this plane. It’s truly an honor and my pleasure to have you onboard. I am so proud of you for bringing me where I am right now and I hope, I also make you proud.

“Cheers to the parents who have always been an inspiration to their kids, and to every one of us who has been inspired by their parents to achieve their dreams.

As of press time, the video has already garnered over 2.2 million views, with over 50,000 reactions and comments, and more than 25,000 shares.

Watch the video here:

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