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Comedienne Amy Schumer buys back her father’s farm

Her family lost the farm after her father was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

By Diego Flammini
Assistant Editor, North American Content

With Christmas just a few days away, stand-up comedienne and actress Amy Schumer gave her father an early gift by purchasing the farm he owned during her childhood.

“Today I bought my father’s farm back,” she wrote on Instagram after sharing a photo of her giving her father, Gordon, the news.

According to her biography, Schumer’s father operated a baby furniture company in New York City before being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis when Amy was 12. As a result of his condition, the family business went bankrupt, forcing the family to leave the farm behind.

After sharing the news of her purchase. Schumer posted a childhood video of herself running through a field.

“Video from the farm when I was running away in the cornfield and my dad was taunting me because I wanted him to come with me,” she wrote on Instagram. “We lost the farm when we lost everything else. But today I got to buy it back for him.”

No information on the farm’s location or the sale price is currently available.

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