VHS tape leads to a man’s search for family

News

AUSTIN,Texas. (WEHT)- A Texas filmmaker found a VHS tape and turned it into a viral request on social media.

Jim Mckay bought a VCR player at an Austin Goodwill more than a 25 years ago that said ” Tyree learns to walk”.

Only Recently, Jim watched the tape and found and saw that it showed a baby’s first steps. Jim said when he saw it, he knew he had to try to find the family.

The video was shared thousands of times on social media and by Sunday night he found Tyree who is now 25 years old. Mckay said Tyree told him his mother had seen the story on the news.

He said he will be sending the video to them very soon.

For the latest breaking news and stories from across the Tri-State, follow Eyewitness News on Facebook and Twitter.

(This story was originally published on January 7, 2020)

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories