The boy behind the “success kid” meme is all grown up — and trying to use his viral fame to save his dad’s life
Remember this little guy? His name’s Sam Griner.
On Aug. 26, 2007 his mom took a photo of him at 11-months-old, standing on the beach in a green and white shirt, staring into the camera and making a determined little fist. Soon after, the photo morphed into the “Success Kid” meme, and Sam was Internet famous.
He’s now 8 years old:
(Visit the family’s GoFundMe page for more).