This Man Was Losing His Dad To Alzheimer’s, But Then He Came Up With A Plan To Bring Him Back

Image: Facebook/The Songaminute Man

Simon McDermott is sitting in his car with his dad Teddy, known in his time as an entertainer as “Teddy Mac.” These days, Teddy is slipping away, losing his memory and even his personality to Alzheimer’s disease, which causes his mind to dissolve into confusion. But as Simon’s driving along, going nowhere in particular, he thinks up a way to bring back the dad he loves.

Image: Facebook/The Songaminute Man

The pair, residents of Blackburn in the U.K., create fun duets in the car. Teddy, in his 80s, still has the sweet voice that used to sing out one song after another, gaining him the nickname of “Songaminute Man.” His son, four decades younger, realizes when listening to him that his dad can still recall the songs that he loved to perform.

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