PaPaw’s Cookout: Hundreds Show Up to Viral Grandpa’s BBQ

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OKLAHOMA CITY -- By now, if you haven't heard the story of PaPaw -- You're probably missing out! The Oklahoma grandpa quickly became an Internet sensation after folks learned that he'd cooked dinner for a "burger night" with the grand kids. But, they were meatheads and only one of six showed up!

And this pic of a sad PaPaw had millions shedding a viral tear... or two.

But,  thanks to the power of social media and a tweet from his grand-kid -- the one who actually showed up -- a cookout was thrown for the man of the hour! And this time, the guest list was made up of hundreds of PaPaw fans from all over. Some people made the 6-hour round trip from Dallas to Oklahoma City.

"We just love PaPaw," one guest said.

Even strangers from down under showed PaPaw some love.

"It's totally like an American thing and I was just like, 'Nah I can't miss it,'" they explained.

"The theme that comes to me from almost everybody is their grandparents, their great-grandparents, what they want to do now or what they wish they had done before," explained PaPaw.

 

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