SEE IT: Dad shares deceased son’s ‘look back’ video after Facebook answers plea

Posted at 7:46 PM, Feb 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-07 23:25:31-05

NEW YORK (PIX11) – On Friday, a father posted his deceased son’s ‘look back’ video on his public Facebook page, after his plea to Zuckerberg’s company to release the video went viral.

“First of all I just want to thank everyone for all the shares and support. We couldn’t have done this without you. This is the official Facebook video of my son Jesse Berlin.”

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John Berlin of St. Louis, Missouri made a YouTube video, pleading with Facebook to see his son Jesse’s “look back” video. Jesse passed away January 28, 2012 at just 22-years-old.

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After seeing John’s video on Reddit, PIX11 was able to get in touch with Facebook. A spokesperson for the social network says they are working to put together a “look back” video for Jesse.