It's official, Papaw has company! The cookout for a man named "The Internet's Grandpa" was a success. The family of Papaw decided to throw the cookout after a tweet went viral. Hundreds showed up to have a burger with the internet sensation and maybe slip into an "I had a burger with sad Papaw" T-shirt.
According to KFOR, Papaw's family said they cannot believe that so many people were excited about the cookout.
One family member said people came from all over the country to eat with Papaw, some even coming all the way from Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York, California, and even Germany.
Dan (left) drove seven hours from Missouri for Papaw's cookout. Kate and Ryan drove 12 hours (!) from Minnesota 🍔👴🏼 pic.twitter.com/xe8roZcwkq— Tamerra Griffin (@tamerra_nikol) March 26, 2016
Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.
Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.