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Facebook Grants Dad's Wish to See Late Son's 'Look Back' Video

By now we've all seen them—those alternately touching and hilarious Facebook "look back" videos.

In honor of the social-media site's 10th anniversary on Feb. 4, Facebook created a roughly one-minute video highlighting several of each user's popular photos and posts. Add a swelling soundtrack, and insert tears and smiles here.

Well, one dad in St. Louis pleaded with Facebook via YouTube video to grant him one wish—to see the "look back" video the site would have created for his late son, Jesse, who passed away in 2012 at 22 years old, according to PIX11.

'I'm calling out to Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook. You've been putting out these new movies—these one-minute movies that everyone has been sharing, and I think they're great,' Berlin said in the video, which was then shared on Reddit.

After seeing the video on Reddit, PIX11 contacted Facebook, and reps from the social-networking site said they would "cut a little bit of red tape," according to the site, to make the video happen.

"John said when he saw his own 'look back' video and Jesse’s picture kept popping up, he couldn’t stop thinking about what his son’s would look like," according to PIX11.

“I want every piece of him I can get,” Berlin told the site.

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