Father of 'Success Kid' needs new kidney, Internet generously responds

April 15, 2015 2:48 PM

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The meme, featuring a triumphant toddler holding a fist in the air, was taken of Sammy Griner in 2007 during a beach retreat. Since then, it has been used with the captions 'I'm gonna F you up,' 'I hate Sandcastles,' and ultimately became 'Success Kid,' used with captions like "Winning!"

"He was pulling sand up to his mouth, so I took the picture and quickly stopped him," mother and picture-taker, Laney Griner, told WJCT news in 2013. Her son is now 7 years old.

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