When American actress Amy Schumer was just 12 years old, her family was bankrupted after her father was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
The family’s farmhouse in upstate New York, where Amy spent many of her childhood summers, was just one of the family’s losses to bankruptcy.
On Tuesday, the Trainwreck star shared the amazing news with her fans by posting a screenshot of the Facetime conversation she had with her dad.
She captioned the sweet snap with, “Today I bought my father's farm back.”
Amy followed her announcement by uploading a home video to Instagram of herself as a little girl in the cornfields surrounding the family farm.
She captioned the precious upload with, “Video from the farm when I was running away in the cornfield and my dad was taunting me because I wanted him to come with me…”
“We lost the farm when we lost everything else. But today I got to buy it back for him,” she continued.
This isn’t the first time the 35-year-old comedian has shared her family’s immense struggle with her fans.
In her best-selling memoir The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, Amy wrote, “I don’t remember how it felt to lose everything, but I do remember men coming to take my dad’s car when I was ten. I watched him standing expressionless in the driveway as it was pulled away.”
She continued, “Life got less and less comfortable for us after my parents lost all their money. We began moving into smaller and smaller homes until it felt like we were sleeping in a pile ― and not a fun pile like the monsters in Where the Wild Things Are.”
Thanks for sharing your Christmas miracle, Amy!
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