Transcript for Daughter brings early Father's Day gift on the way to prom
Finally tonight, a dad hard at work on the job, a daughter catching him by surprise. The milestone moment neither will ever forget. Here's ABC's Adrienne Bankert. Reporter: It was the first time Vanessa Macedo would be so dressed up, but she didn't want this crucial high school memory to be without one very important person. The mission oaks senior Ed to have the prom moment most teens dream about, without burdening her parents the extra cost. Her father Joaquin had been injured and was working selling fruit to make ends meet. I didn't want to bother him, so, my brother helped me pay for my dress. Reporter: When the big night came, her dad had to work, so, she made a 25-mile detour to drop by and surprise him. Joaquin says he never expected to see her so beautiful, the way she looked, and that he was very happy. Vanessa thought it would be nice to share the video with friends, never expecting this father-daughter moment would be watched by millions. "I'm sorry that I wasn't able to get her what she wanted. I love her." And now that fruit stand has new customers. There was a customer that told him that good dads make good kids. Reporter: A moment that was so much more than picture perfect. Adrienne Bankert, ABC news, new York. Vanessa is one amazing daughter. We thank Adrienne for that story and we thank you for watching. I'm Tom llamas in New York. "Gma" and "This week" in the morning. And I'll see you right back here tomorrow night. Have a great evening.
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