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Teen Begins Heartbreaking Facebook Quest. Will You Help Him?

Most of us use Facebook for pictures, games, and venting about the struggles of everyday life.

but this teenager is doing something a little different. He’s using the social media giant to find his father!

I don't know if this actually works but I'm going to try it, just hoping for the best and a little luck. Help a kid out

Posted by Jette Collins on Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Via ABC News

A New York teen searching for his father is looking to Facebook for some help.

“I’m just hoping for a simple, ‘Hello,’ and just to catch up,” Jette Collins of of Durhamville, New York, told ABC News today. “I’m not asking for much. I’m not asking for money. He could have his own life and be happy and want nothing to do with me, which is fine. I just want to be able to meet him and get the chance to say, ‘Hi.'”

Jette, a freshman at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York, said he posted a call on his Facebook page to find his father after his loved ones encouraged the plan.

“I’ve wanted to do it for a long time but, recently, my girlfriend and family were saying it’s a good idea,” Jette said. “It’s the best chance for me to meet him.”

Jette said his mother told him she met his father at K-Rockathon 1, an annual music festival in upstate New York.

The first K-Rockathon concert, where Jette said his mother met his father, took place July 28, 1996, in Vernon, New York, according to the K-Rockathon website.

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