'SNL' star Pete Davidson's tribute to his father, a 9/11 firefighter, was moving and hilarious.

'SNL' star Pete Davidson's tribute to his father, a 9/11 firefighter, was moving and hilarious.
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Saturday Night Live's Pete Davidson is a Staten Island native whose firefighter dad was killed in the attacks on September 11. On Sunday, to mark the 15th anniversary of his father's death, Davidson naturally took to Instagram to bust his dad's balls.

First, he posted a sweet photo of the two of them sharing some beers when Pete was a toddler, and thanked people for their support.

In a separate post, he shared a photograph of his dad pouring a beer while "lookin like a young legend," and he roasted his dad (why stop with Ann Coulter?) for wearing Skechers to work.

Later, Davidson posted a photo of himself wearing his dad's old high school jersey while performing at Oddball—a comedy festival—in Camden, New Jersey.

Rockin my dads old high school jersey for Oddball tonight !! See you there BB&T !!

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In the past, 22-year-old Davidson has spoken openly about the traumatizing effect of his father's death, and how empowering it has been to make comedy out of tragedy.

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"There’s nothing I won’t joke about," he told the New York Times last fall. "And I think it’s because of what happened to me. That’s the worst thing that could ever happen to somebody. Now it’s just like, 'Who cares, man?'"

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