Toddler Sings to Father at His Gravestone

June 12, 2019

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A mother in England has shared a heart-rending video of her 2-year-old son singing to his dead father at his gravestone. The Daily Mail reports that Jessica Pillinger's partner, Darren Langton, passed away suddenly at age 33 in late 2017. It was just three day's after their son Harvey's first birthday. Since then, Pillinger and Harvey have begun taking excursions to visit Langton's grave every Sunday. Since Harvey is too young to really understand death, he brings his cars to show his daddy and talks to him. Pillinger recently shared a video showing Harvey playing with his cars at the gravestone and also singing "bye bye daddy" to him. "As much as I want to say it's a nice feeling seeing him [playing] like that, it's actually more heartbreaking because I think of the relationship they would have had," Pillinger says. "But that's why I take photos, because when he's older he'll be able to see he was participating."