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Real Life “Buddy The Elf” Finds His Dad In Maine

A guy in Maine who was adopted as a kid recently tracked down his biological father, and they met for the first time over Thanksgiving when he picked him up at the airport . . . dressed as Will Ferrell’s character from the movie “Elf.”  He recreated the scene where Buddy the Elf meets his dad and sings a song.  The dad had never seen the movie, so the joke didn’t really land.  But the internet loved it.