Tear-pulling moment when great-grandfather discovers that a newborn baby is named after him
- Larry Kayler Myres, 65, cries at the news that his grandson got his name
- Mother Samantha gave her son Lincoln Kayler Williams the name as a surprise
- The great-grandfather sobs at the birth certificate in Tulsa, Oklahoma
This is the emotional moment when a new great-grandfather finds out that his great-grandson got his name and falls into tears of joy.
In the healthy footage, Larry Kayler Myers, 65, enters the hospital room in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his camera in hand ready to photograph granddaughter Samantha Williams’ new baby boy.
But as he is offered Lincoln Kayler Williams’ birth certificate, he begins to sob uncontrollably as nurses watch the heartwarming moment.
Samantha and her husband Thomas surprised Larry with the news that the last family member was named after him.
Larry Kayler Myers, 65, enters the hospital room in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his camera in hand to photograph his granddaughter Samantha Williams’ new baby boy
He begins to sob when he is shown the birth certificate of Lincoln Kayler Williams, the last family member named after him
Samantha and husband Thomas surprised Larry with the news as nurses watch the heartwarming moment when he cries tears of joy
New dad Thomas, embraces Larry after finding out the baby has been given the middle name Kayler after Larry’s father, a middle name they both share now
As the tears begin to flow, Thomas hugs Larry to comfort him, while the pair stand before the cradle.
Kayler was Larry’s father’s name and was then passed to him in the form of a middle name.
A nurse asks if the new great-grandfather is okay while crying, while his daughter replies, “we gave him his name.”
Samantha wanted the gesture to be a surprise, but jokes that she planned to give Lincoln this middle name from the start and Samantha only recently shared the video on her TikTok channel
Samantha wanted the gesture to be a surprise and even joked that she had planned it from the start.
Samantha said, “Besides, I lied to you from the beginning, because that’s what we knew we were going to do.”
Larry says, “my father’s name. Thank you, “before he looks at his new grandson and wipes away tears of joy.
The moment took place on May 21, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital, but it was only recently that Samantha shared the video on her TikTok channel with a warm response.
Lincoln was also seen as a kind of ‘miracle baby’ to his family because he was a fertility baby after the couple had tried to have a child for six years.