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Raise a glass to his pop.
A Massachusetts man learned on his 21st birthday that his late father left him a $10 bill to buy his first legal beer — so he celebrated with a heartfelt toast to his old man.
“Almost 6 years ago before my dad passed he gave my sister this 10$ bill to give to me on my 21st birthday so he could buy me my first beer, cheers pops havin this one for you!” Matt Goodman tweeted Sunday, along with a photo of himself sipping suds from a frosty mug.
Goldman, whose father died of cancer in 2014, had no clue his dad had instructed his sister Casey and his mom to keep the beer money a secret until the young man’s milestone birthday.
So the son was flooded with emotion when Casey handed him an envelope with the dough inside last week.
“She kind of explained the backstory and everything, and then it turned into a pretty emotional moment, and [I] started crying,” Goldman told CBS Boston.
On birthdays and other big life events, Goldman has struggled with the empty spot where his dad once was, Casey told the station.
“Him and my dad were so close, and he’s had such a hard time anytime that a monumental moment comes up in his life that my dad’s not there,” she said of her sibling.
It was just like their father to have the forethought to know his boy would miss drinking with him on his 21st birthday, she said.
Matt Goldman said he and his pop had a strong bond, often going fishing, riding quads and playing games in their backyard before he got sick.
“Me and him were just like best friends,” he told the station. “Anytime we would hang out, it was just like having fun.”
The son’s now-viral post struck a chord on Twitter, prompting users to share stories about losing loved ones and family members.
“My dad passed when I was 13,” one observer wrote. “What I’d give to simply have a beer [with him].”