WATCH | Care worker dad's heartwarming reunion with family after 4-month separation

Scotland-based care worker Shaun McCandless made the difficult decision to separate from his partner Iris and daughter Summer when the pandemic hit his country. 

The 30-year-old works as a carer for people with dementia and decided the separation was for the best given since Iris is expecting. 

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But after four months of being separated, the family has been brought back together, and their heartwarming reunion will melt your heart. 

Watch the touching moment in the video above. 

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