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Gay twins come out to their father on YouTube

His reaction is perfect.

“I don’t really know how else to put it but I’m gay, and Austin is too — and we just wanted to call and tell you.”

Aaron Rhodes, with his twin brother Austin, in a video posted to the pair’s YouTube channel in which both twins come out to their father. Since launching the channel last year, the pair have cultivated a sizable following, but their coming out video is the pair’s first viral hit.

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Any worries over their father’s reaction were assuaged by his perfect response:

“It’s the way things are, you know? You’re grown people. You grew up in a lot different generation than me. I just don’t really know what to say — you know I love you both and that’ll never change.”

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