• 'Billboard Dad' sends his thanks, with billboard of his own

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    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - A man nicknamed "Billboard Dad" is saying thank you to a quarter of a million people.

    Chris Ferry became known after his picture appeared on a billboard near Atlantic City, New Jersey, last month. His sons put it up, asking people to call or text their dad on his birthday.


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    More than 250,000 people did, and Ferry is now thanking them all, by putting up his own billboard. Ferry's billboard says "Thank you for the birthday wishes - over 250K calls worldwide."

    He says he became a celebrity of sorts and people now recognize him as "Billboard Dad."
     


     

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