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Watch: This little Welsh girl’s reaction to being on TV will melt your hearts

24 Sep 2021 2 minute read


Ruth Dodsworth with locals at Meadow Street Community Gardens in Treforest. ITV Cymru Wales

It’s a common fact that kids say the funniest things.

ITV Wales presenter Ruth Dodsworth can attest to that after she was caught out by one child’s beautifully sweet words on live TV.

Broadcasting live from Meadow Street Community Gardens in Treforest with a bunch of green-fingered schoolkids, she quizzed one youngster on her planting exploits, but in a heartwarming moment that went completely off script, the little girl took that as an opportunity to declare her love for her daddy on live television.

There was lots of laughter as Ruth was momentarily caught off guard, but ever the professional quickly got back on track, ending the segment by congratulating the little lady on her beautiful words for her father.

Helen Williams from Pontypridd Town Council explained the project at the community centre: “This week is Greek Week, an initiative to make people aware of climate change and the small things that people can do to address climate change.”

The area was devastated by floods during Storm Dennis.

She added: “As a town council we’ve created this project called Meadow Street Community and we’ve got the community together to do something and make things more sustainable and learn about climate change and the small things we can do.”

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2 years ago

To see a child innocently show affection towards her father on live TV is a joy to behold, especially in today’s society.

2 years ago

Damn! Something in my eye…

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