Carl and his mother were very close. After he learned she was going under the knife, he surprised her with a visit.
Carl James, a YouTube celebrity, is an admitted ‘mama’s boy.’ Unfortunately, the young man lives in Germany, 4,000 miles away from his parents in the United States.
His mother had been battling the same degenerative disease for over 10 years. It was a sickness that required the elderly woman to go through constant dialysis. Finally, the family received the news they’d long been waiting for. Their family matriarch was going to be receiving a life-changing kidney transplant.
“I’m so thankful we’ve been given this opportunity for her to get off dialysis,” Carl said, “and get on the mend.”
Thrilled at the news, Carl knew he wanted to be a part of the incredibly important process. With the help of family and friends, he was able to save up the money for the pricey journey and booked one of the last minutes flights to the U.S. The only catch? He was keeping his visit a secret from his family (including his sister).
Watch the emotional family reunion only moments before his mother’s scheduled surgery.