Eastlake graduate visits deported father at border in viral video


A heartwarming reunion of a local high school student and her deported father has gone viral.

In the video, Eastlake High School graduate Leslie Silva met her father at a local port of entry so he could see her before she crossed the stage Saturday.

According to the tweet, he had been deported three times and missed Silva and her sisters’ graduation ceremonies.

The video, which was posted Monday morning, has already racked up more than 230,000 views, nearly 8,000 retweets, and almost 27,000 likes and counting.

Several other Twitter users replied to the video with words of encouragement.

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