VHS tape leads to a man’s search for family


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.

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

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