Steve Harvey

Daytime talk shows often stage emotional reunions, but what happens when the host is the one surprised?

During a taping last week, Steve Harvey took an unexpected satellite call from someone wishing him a happy 56th birthday. As the man came on screen, Harvey immediately choked up.

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"This is Rich Liss from Orlando, Florida," the man said. "Do you still love me, baby?"

After a brief silence, Harvey finally said, "Hey man, I love you."

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Harvey soon explained, "I was 26 years old, struggling, I didn't have nothing and these people owned a furniture store in Cleveland and these people took me in and gave me my first contract with my little carpet cleaning company. When I was 27, I became a comedian and they gave me an account at their travel agency...I've been looking for you for years! Thank you. You bailed me and I never forgot it."

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Did you tear up?