OFWs are the new image of heroes who worked hard in other countries to provide a comfortable and convenient life for their loved ones back home. Most of them spent a couple of years of being away from their families to support them and make sure their children’s future. Being an OFW is not just working or earning dollars, it’s about sacrifice and determination.
While most of us sleep well at night and enjoy what they’ve sent us, the OFWs, on the other hand, faces struggles of being homesick and being alone. They, in fact, spend holidays or special occasions alone and take care of their own self when they’re sick. We might not aware of it all but one thing is for sure, being an OFW is not easy.
As it is hard for the OFWs to leave, their absence also affects their children. How traumatizing and difficult it is to see their parents leave and that’s a painful part not just to OFWs but also to their young ones.
To avoid a sad and teary separation, this OFW dad decided to trick his son. As you can see in the video, the boy was about to cry as hid dad kissed him and his mom goodbye. But the child’s face brightened when his dad played a little peek-a-boo with a blanket. On the third time, the young boy got confused because his dad suddenly disappeared.
Many netizens felt sorry for the boy but some admired what the OFW dad do to avoid a traumatic and teary separation. As of writing, the video earned 2,600 shares, 2,300 comments, and more than 4,600 reactions from netizens
Watch the video below:
Posted by Nafson Tolentino on Friday, 13 July 2018