A new video posted online shows a son present his mother with an envelope that contained one unexpected surprise: her dream car.
“Since I was a kid, my mom’s been raving about this car that she’s always wanted: an old Saab,” Corey Wadden wrote on YouTube. “Last year, I asked her to point out the exact car, in passing. She pointed out a copper coloured 1973 Saab 99 EMS.”
According to Wadden, his mother grew affection for the vehicle during a previous job.
“My mom used to clean houses for a living, and one of the houses she would clean for a few years was a guy who owned a 70′s saab 99. He would throw her the keys and let her move the car all the time and she fell in love with it,” Wadden wrote.
Wadden said he spent about six months saving enough money to purchase the vehicle and another six months locating the exact model of his mother’s dreams.
When he was ready to surprise his mother, he placed a photo of the vehicle and its keys inside an envelope. He then filmed his mother’s reaction opening it.
“This didn’t come in the mail,” his mother said. “What the f***?”
“You’re kidding me!” she then said, smiling uncontrollably before embracing her son.
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