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    Original posting for what became the meme "I Hate Sandcastles", and then later, the meme known as "Success Kid". (knowyourmeme.com/memes/i-hate-sandcastles-success-kid)

    This photo was taken by his mother, Laney, at the beach in Jacksonville, Florida in 2007, when Sam was 11 months old.

    ** USAGE INQUIRIES: Please contact laneyg@me.com. **

    no longer listed with Getty Images.

    thanks for all the love :)

    erin jaffe, Weird_Aunt_Martha, and 723 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. are16ocean 22 months ago | reply

      Yo estuve aquí

    2. dr.waqarakram 22 months ago | reply

      Awsome I like it

    3. dr.waqarakram 22 months ago | reply

      Can I please use this photo for my blog post about sammy

    4. dr.waqarakram 22 months ago | reply

      I Got in contact on e-mail and got permission Thanks Miss

    5. Pola_tweet 17 months ago | reply

      Hi, wanted to know if you agree with that this image be used in a presidential campaign in Chile. www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=577880268951288

    6. Pola_tweet 17 months ago | reply

      hi, wanted to know if you agree with that this image be used in a presidential campaign in Chile . www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=577880268951288&set=a...

    7. Owijefi 9 months ago | reply

      7 years later, I find the original!

    8. Varvara_R 7 months ago | reply

      Haha, cool expression :-)

    9. luisgtez 7 months ago | reply

      Feels good to find the original <3. Lovely

    10. Laney G 7 months ago | reply

      I can't access that link. I never knew he was part of a presidential campaign in Chile! I've added you. Could you pm me the link and any info you have on it? Thanks so much.

    11. Laney G 7 months ago | reply

      And thank you all for your great comments. I love when people get excited to find this original post. This is truly where it all began. :)

    12. Shazz Mack 5 months ago | reply

      Was nice to learn the story behind this photo today! Guardian article: www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/nov/03/alex-from-targ... ...Thanks!

    13. khitoo 2 months ago | reply

      After all these years, finally find the source

    14. texas_bae 2 months ago | reply

      Just saw this in the Super Bowl coca cola commercial.

    15. PhotoShmoto 2 months ago | reply

      Congratulations! (I'm assuming, of course, Coke used with permission/compensation!)
      I remember when you first posted this delightful image!
      : )

    16. Laney G 2 months ago | reply

      Yep this photo was used in a Super Bowl commercial for Coke. It's so awesome. Glad you saw it!

    17. Laney G 2 months ago | reply

      If you haven't seen it, you can view it here. Such a great positive message. So happy we got to be part of it!
      youtu.be/ibgvkXm9Qkc

    18. Lisa_Harrison 2 months ago | reply

      That's awesome, Laney!

    19. miguecolombia7 2 months ago | reply

      Good God, I can't believe what my eyes are seeing.

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