Texas soldier sends daughter custom teddy bear and her reaction is priceless


A Texas girl’ ersus priceless reaction to a birthday present sent by her deployed dad went viral this week in a heartwarming video.

David Villegas of San Antonio, Texas, sent his daughter, Ellianna, a teddy bear dressed as a jewellry for her birthday to remember him whilst he was away in Fortification Jackson, SC, for training, KSAT reported.

The sister of Villegas’ wife, Vanessa, captured the moment Elianna opened up her present, which the girl described, “ looked like daddy, ” but the real surprise was the information.


Vanessa told Elianna to push on the bear’ s paw to get a special message.

The bear, with the girl father’s voice, told Elianna: “ Hey baby, daddy loves both you and misses you so , so much and am can’ t wait for you to take my arms again. I love a person very much. ”

The little girl’ s eye went wide before squealing within delight, “ Oh my Lord that’ s daddy! ”

Elianna gave her brand new soldier teddy bear a big hug.

The coming in contact with moment was posted on Tweets by Vanessa’ s sister plus immediately went viral Wednesday. Since Saturday, the video was retweeted a lot more than 49, 000 times and loved by more than 100, 000 Twitter customers.

“ Everyone has been basically saying ‘ Oh my gosh I’ meters crying’ (and) another girl has been even like ‘ I just placed on my makeup and now it’ ersus all over my face, ‘” Vanessa told KSAT.

“ There’ s the lot of people on Twitter saying they wish they had that off their dad or their mom and when they can hear their loved ones voice again, it would have made their entire world, ” Vanessa said.  

She said Jesse was ordered to travel to South Carolina pertaining to basic training in August, leaving your family of three a few weeks to spend with each other before he left.


“ We only had three several weeks to spend with him before he previously to leave and, of course , we now have no contact with him. Basically he’ s gone for nine several weeks and a couple of days, ” Vanessa mentioned. “ And after that, he has to visit again for longer and so he won’ t be back until April (2018). ”

Vanessa said the deployment since hard on her daughter who has never ever been away from her father with this long.

“ It really meant a lot to provide that to her so she may play it every time she does not show for him and it helps her a great deal, ” she said. “ It’ s tough but in the end, I understand it’ ll be worth it. ”

Vanessa and Elianna plan to travel to Sc and visit David in Nov when he graduates.