For I Prevail vocal Brian Burkheiser, blood is thicker than water.
Burkheiser, the lead singer and songwriter for the Detroit rock band, decided to light up his dead’s life by wrapping up a huge Christmas present: He paid off his $50K mortgage, leaving him debt-free.
He shared the sentimental moment via his Instagram account, explaining it was the least he could do. “At my lowest point when I was ready to leave I Prevail, you pushed me to not let go of my dream and fight through the trauma.”
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Tonight, I did something that I’ve been dreaming of for years. I was able to pay off my pops mortgage and get him one step closer to retirement. Dad, I love you more than words can express. You and mom have worked your asses off to give our family the world and supported me through all the highs and lows. At my lowest point when I was ready to leave I Prevail you pushed me to not let go of my dream and fight through the trauma. The least I can do now is try to pay you back for everything you’ve given me over this life. This will be a day I never forget ❤️
In the video, Burkheiser holds a sign that reads “DEBT FREE . It’s paid off.”
Brian laugh quietly as his dad slumps into the couch in disbelief.
And then he tells to his dad, “We’re getting you out of that job and you’re gonna be able to spend all sorts of time with mom and us. You’re not gonna have to drive two-and-a-half hours to work anymore. So, fifty grand is going toward your mortgage to pay it off and starting the next chapter of everything.
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