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Personalized Gift for Dad Turns a Family Dinner into Tears of Joy Jim Atkinson’s Birthday Tribute Story

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Family dinner became the place of a powerful message of love and gratitude when a daughter decided to share one personalized gift for her dad:

A Tribute video montage for his 80th birthday.

We talked with Cassy Vernau, Jim’s daughter, and asked her some questions about this heartfelt experience.

What’s your favorite thing about Jim?

My dad is one of those incredibly generous people who always has a smile for everyone and a servant's heart.

He is someone who does plenty of services for others and asks for nothing in return. He is also very humble and did not want us to make a big fuss over him for his 80th birthday.

He is always focused on reaching his goals and lets nothing stop him.

Why do you think a Tribute birthday video montage was a meaningful gift for your dad?

He is a very humble man and asked us not to spend any money or go to any trouble for his 80th birthday. He is much happier giving and doing for others.

I knew that Tribute would be one of the most wonderful ways to share the love and appreciation that others have for my father.

What was your father's reaction watching his Tribute birthday gift?

Dad was completely surprised!

All of our family and friends were notified and everyone was very excited to make the Tribute. It was a big secret and we prayed that no one would accidentally slip and tell dad about it.

On his 80th birthday, we had a small family dinner. After dinner, my husband told my father that he had a video of something humorous that he wanted to show him on YouTube.

We sat down in the family room and pulled out the laptop and projected the Tribute onto our flat-screen TV.

My dad smiled, he giggled, and he got teary-eyed. With every single person’s message, he had tears in his eyes and joy on his face.

It was absolutely priceless to me to see my father so excited and overjoyed to see classmates from high school, old friends from other states, and family members from all over the country. He was so surprised!

How did this unique gift for your dad make you feel?

I cried watching him get teary-eyed and I thought this was the greatest gift he could ever be given!

I will never be able to thank you and your company enough for how much that gift truly meant to my 80-year-old father.

COVID took a great deal away from our family, but you helped make my father’s 80th birthday so incredibly special!

How did Jim feel watching his Tribute birthday gift?

My father said that this was the nicest gift he’s ever been given!

He said that he never knew how many people cared about him or loved him and it made him feel like the king of the world!

Tribute Makes a Personalized Gift for Your Dad in 3 Easy Steps

Tribute is the perfect gift for dads who want nothing, tell you not to spend money on their birthday, or don’t want to give you trouble.

It’s easy, affordable, and the most special present for your dad. The best part is: we do all the heavy work for you.

Step 1: Invite Everyone to Join the Birthday Celebration

Tribute sends email invitations to all the participants from your personal Tribute page. We also send reminders to make sure everyone submits their videos.

Step 2: Collect Videos From Participants

Your invitation includes your name, your message, and who the Tribute is for. It also contains video instructions and prompts to make it easy for participants to send their videos.

Step 3: Compile Your Tribute Video Montage

Tribute can compile all the submitted videos for you with our concierge service, or you can arrange the order and add special touches yourself with our DIY online editor. Then, just click “Publish” to create a high-resolution final Tribute video montage.

Our 24/7 Support Team is With You at Every Step

You don't need tech or editing skills. Our super talented support team will make sure you have all you need to create a personalized gift for your dad. Easy. Seamless. On-time.

Our 5-star support team can help you with:

  • Creating your personalized page.
  • Emailing the participants.
  • Sending reminders.
  • Video editing.
  • Technical aid.

And more, much more.

Here's What Customers are Saying About Tribute:

  • “I have nothing but admirable things to say about Tribute and how they worked with me to put together a great video for my wife on her 80th birthday. We had numerous contacts with each other for three months, and they were so cooperative and patient in answering my numerous questions as we proceeded.”Ross Porter
  • “Tribute has a very supportive and helpful team while in process and creates a clean, beautiful final product! I couldn’t be happier with my gift.”Dale Seiden
  • “Amazing opportunity to give my grandmother a keepsake for her 92nd birthday. The process was so easy and the customer service was awesome, quick to respond and answer all my questions.”Rhonda Fitzpatrick

As for Jim Atkinson and his family, Tribute makes the most meaningful gift on earth for your next birthday or any special occasion.

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