Pia is daddy’s little girl – so when he got deployed for eight long months, Dad decided to do something special. Before he left, Pia’s father, Drew, built his daughter a bear with a voice recording inside just for her! Mom promised to wait a full month into his deployment until she unveiled the incredible gift to Pia.
After the month passed, Mom presented Pia with the teddy bear. As soon as the bubbly toddler pressed the bear’s paw and heard her father’s voice saying, “Hi, P. I love you. I’ll see you soon,” she started screaming, “Daddy!” Her heartwarming reaction is proof that she really is a daddy’s girl!
Drew is in the Navy and is all too familiar with life away from his family – but things are a little different this time. Drew’s wife, Kelly, is pregnant with their second girl and is due to give birth four months before he returns home! He can’t wait to get back to his family and see his baby girl for the very first time! But for now, Pia is the apple of his eye and his voice comforts her when she misses her daddy more than words can describe! Take a peek at Pia’s adorable reaction for yourself by pressing “play” on the video below.