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A video of a father singing for his premature son, who was given a low survival rate, has gone viral.

Texas resident Daniel Johnson shared footage on TikTok of his wife recording him singing a “worship song” for their son at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple in Bell County.

“Remington Hayes Johnson,” Johnson captioned his video on December 20, 2022. “Proof that God is faithful.”

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“Born 4 months early and given a 21% chance of survival,” Johnson continued. “Today we are 2 1/2 months old, giving God all the glory he deserves.”

Texas father and resident Daniel Johnson sang a “worship song” to his premature son, Remington Hayes Johnson. The moment went viral on TikTok.

Holding a Remington, Johnson sang Hallelujah Here Below by Elevation Worship, a contemporary Christian music group from North Carolina.

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Remington responded to Johnson’s song by raising his right hand about 35 seconds into the song, which brought tears to his father’s eyes. (SEE the video at the top of this article).

Fox News Digital has reached out to Johnson and Baylor Scott & White Medical Center for comment.

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According to TikTok, the video has been viewed more than 1.2 million times and liked more than 235,200 times.

The doctor holds the child's legs

A full-term pregnancy is reported to last between 37 and 42 weeks.

Tens of thousands of commenters shared words of encouragement with the Johnson family.

“One of the cutest NICU baby videos I’ve ever seen,” wrote one TikTok user. “I was in awe and I was going to cry too.”

“Absolutely precious moment for a man, his child and our Heavenly Father,” another user commented.

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“The kid’s hands just went up for Hallelujah,” one TikTok user noted. “Highest glory..rise up Father.”

Emily Johnson, Remington’s mother, told social media intelligence agency Storyful that NICU doctors predicted her son had a 21% chance of surviving the first 24 hours after birth.

Remington “surprised doctors with his strength,” he said in a statement to the news agency.

Johnson went on to tell Storyful that Remington is still receiving care, “but should be coming home soon.”

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A full-term pregnancy lasts 37 to 42 weeks, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

A February 2022 study of premature babies found that babies born early in the United States had an increased survival rate, the Journal of the American Medical Association reported.

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The study examined 10,877 birth records between 2013 and 2018 from 19 neonatal centers and found that survival rates for preterm infants born between 22 and 28 weeks had improved significantly compared to previous years.

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