The story behind this photo a girl took of her 'Papaw' will break your heart

By Kirstin Buick
18 March 2016

If you're still lucky enough to have your grandparents around, this is going to make you want to give them a call right away.

Twitter user Kelsey Harmon's photo of her grandfather, who she knows as "Pawpaw", eating his supper has gone viral since she shared it on the social network on Wednesday.

"Dinner with papaw tonight," the Washington student captured the photo. "He made 12 burgers for all 6 grandkids and I'm the only one who showed. Love him."

Read more: The Christmas ad that’s making everyone cry Thanks to Kelsey's heartbreaking tweet, the internet now loves Pawpaw too! Her post has received 123 000 retweets and over 200 000 likes. As well as the heartwarming messages of support for Pawpaw that have been pouring in, his "lame" grandkids have been getting some serious Twitter hate, promting Kelsey to tweet, "pPapaw is ok guys I promise & he loves all grandkids equally, plz stop sending my cousins death threats everything is ok !!!!" Read more: This 89-year-old was a bridesmaid for her granddaughter and she stole the show

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