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Woman reunites with family she met at Saints game

Posted at 2:05 PM, Nov 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-26 23:21:03-05

A woman from Vermilion Parish got the chance to meet the family of the two boys she met at a Saints game this past Sunday.

Danielle Trahan, shared a post following the Saints game on Sunday November 24. There she was seated next to two boys from Baton Rouge. The two Saints fans, Jairen Shaffer, 8, and his 14-year-old brother Terrion, were there alone.

Trahan learned that the boys' father was outside the Superdome. He had only two tickets to the game and dropped off his sons so they could watch and waited for them outside.

"I asked my dad was it just going to be him and my brother, and he said no I have already been to a game, so Im going to give the tickets to you, so the two of you can go" Terrion said.

"The whole game we high-fived, shared nachos and talked," Trahan said.

This was their first game and both made comments on how different it was from watching on TV.

"When we won we all hugged and smiled and cheered. While walking up the stairs to leave the oldest stopped and thanked Dustin Trahan and I. He gave me a big hug and shook Dustin's hand and half hugged him. I watched them walk to their door and waved good bye to them," Trahan wrote.

Trahan shared the post to find the family again, asking the Who Dat Nation for help. Tuesday, Trahan was able to speak with the family again, this time in person.

The two families hope to gather together again at the next Saints game to enjoy with everyone.

"Hopefully this will be a lifelong friendship, that I'll continue to watch them grow and share some Saints games, some Pelican games, who knows what I'll be able to share" Trahan said.