Watch: A gay soldier comes out to his family on the dawn of DADT repeal

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I know what you're thinking: "What I really want, right now at this moment, is to cry at my office." Well, you're in luck, because I have this video of a gay soldier coming out to his father today, mere hours after Don't Ask, Don't Tell was repealed. Tissues ready, everyone:

No, uh… I'm fine, it's just… the thing is, you see, I'm allergic to cats, and I guess there's a cat around here somewhere.

Seriously, though: this is a good day. Over 13,000 service members were discharged since the creation of DADT — not to mention those who were dishonorably discharged before that — and that is pretty obviously reprehensible. And even as someone who grew up in a super-liberal family and had an older, also-gay brother, let me assure you, this is one of the most terrifying moments in any LGBT person's life. Congratulations, dude.

Also, call me.