Success Kid wants to save his dad

You’ve seen his determined old man expression and can-do raised fist. Now the baby whose image is behind the Success Kid needs your help.


Remember this cutie? Five years ago, this picture of Sammy about to eat a literal fist sandwich was turned into a meme about finding expected successes. Now Sammy is eight and his family is hoping for a real-life success story:

Photo: The Griner family

Photo: The Griner family


Sammy’s dad Justin needs a kidney transplant and the family needs some funds to help ease the burden of his astronomical medical expenses. Visit the Go Fund Me site here to find out more—currently they’re almost halfway to their $75,000 goal. Hopefully, Sammy’s Internet fame will make a big impact.

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