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“Al Roker throws a special 21st birthday party for his son Nick and says—‘This young man changed our lives’

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Al Roker, the weather presenter from “Today”, recently celebrated his son Nick’s 21st birthday. He shared a touching video montage with pictures of Nick over the years, accompanied by the song “Oh How the Years Go By” by Vanessa Williams.

Roker expressed how Nick has transformed their lives over the past two decades.

 

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“Wow,” Roker wrote. “#andjustlikethat 21 years ago, this young man changed our lives. Nick Roker, I love you and you make me so proud. #happybirthday Nick.”

Al Roker not only has a son, Nick, but also has two daughters. Leila, 24, is his daughter with his wife, Deborah Roberts. He also has a 36-year-old daughter named Courtney from a previous marriage. Recently, Al and Deborah experienced the empty nest syndrome when they sent Nick to college last year.

Al and Deborah both shared their emotions on social media when they sent Nick to college, highlighting the mixed feelings of pride and nostalgia. Speaking to “Today”, Al expressed how challenging the moment was, saying, “It literally does take a village.” He praised Nick for his efforts and accomplishments, emphasizing how proud he is of his son’s journey and growth.

 

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“It was difficult. We’re so proud of him, all the work he’s done, the people who have helped him along the way. It literally does take a village,” Al told Today at the time. “It was a terrific moment and he’s put in so much hard work and I’m just so very proud of this young man.”