Emotional reunion at UK airport between girl and her chronically ill father


This was the heartwarming moment Emily was greeted at the arrivals gate at Heathrow airport by her mum and dad for the first time.

Emily’s dad David was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 22 years ago and has struggled with being well enough to meet her at the airport upon her return from travelling.

Emily told Newsflare: “My dad suffers from secondary progressive multiple sclerosis and this has been the first time he’s been well enough to greet me at the airport in my entire life.

“After a year of travelling, it’s up there as one of the best moments of my life.

“My father, David was diagnosed when I was five and over the last 22 years I’ve seen his condition deteriorate and had to care for him with my mum from the age of 14-19 years old when we eventually got in full-time carers.”

Emily has been travelling the world since September last year (2018) when she was diagnosed with depression, determined to turn her mental health around she jetted off around the globe, in hopes to show people you can overcome anything.