Jeremiah Raber was seen meeting his ‘biological’ father on TLC’s latest Return To Amish episode. But who is his dad? Let’s find out…
The TLC Breaking Amish spin-off follows Amish and Mennonite lifestyles, as its cast members return to their roots after living in busy cities.
During the April 12 episode, Jeremiah met his biological father for the first time, which left fans wondering who he is.
So, let’s look into who he thinks his father could be, and what happened when they came face-to-face for the first time in several years.
Who is Jeremiah’s father?
Jeremiah’s biological father is from Ohio, and was immediately welcoming to who he believes to be his son, and wife Carmela.
Viewers may remember that Jeremiah was adopted into the Amish community, and had been searching for his biological family for some time.
He brought others with him, including Jeremiah’s grandmother.
Dennis appears to be making an effort to build a connection with Jeremiah, but it looks like there is something holding him back.
Jeremiah is currently debating whether to ask Dennis for a DNA test, after being informed that he may be his biological father.
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Jeremiah meets his ‘biological’ father
It was an emotional moment when Jeremiah met Dennis, and they shared a tearful hug after spending the day together.
Dennis had also taken Jeremiah out for a ride on his motorbike.
At the end of their meeting, Jeremiah tells Dennis he “wishes he could stay longer” but that they have to get back to Florida for a friend’s baby shower.
I’m so glad that I got to see you. Too many years, son. Give me a hug, son, I love you. I’ll miss you so much.
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Return To Amish fans react to the meeting
Viewers were left feeling incredibly emotional when Jeremiah and Dennis met up, with several crossing their fingers that he is his real father.
One fan commented on Jeremiah’s shared photo of him meeting Dennis, and said: “I cried a few times… Great stuff, no doubt he is a very good guy.
“Happy for you, man. You always keep it real on the show, that’s why you’re the best.”
Another said: “Glad you met your real family, so sweet, enjoy those precious moments.”
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