Willard Scott, long-time NBC broadcaster, is retiring; the Today show announced on Friday.

Willard Scott Retires From ‘Today’ Show

Scott has spent 65 years with NBC, and the former weatherman has had a presence on the Today show since his semi-retirement in 1996, when he was succeeded by Al Roker.

“He is literally my second dad,” Roker said in a tweet posted from the show’s account. “I love that man.”

The Today show decided to look back on one of Scott’s best moments on the show, highlighting the memorable kiss he received from Barbara Bush during the George H.W. Bush 1989 inauguration.

Barbara appears in the video, saying at the time she didn’t know Scott, but she just “loved that face.”

Scott will be honored during his last appearance on Tuesday, Dec. 15.

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