Social media might be your go-to place to argue with your cousins and post silly cat GIFS, but sometimes, it can be really beautiful.
On Dec. 4, Saya Tomioka posted a plea to Facebook to help her find a picture of her kissing her boyfriend, Griffen Maddens, a victim of the Oakland warehouse fire in hopes of a “facebook miracle,” and social media delivered.
“Maybe some facebook miracle could happen,” the bereaving girlfriend wrote. “This morning I remembered the first time I went to Times Square, June 16 of 2015.”
“Griffin and I just finished watching The Book of Mormon on Broadway,” she continued, “I remember tears swelling my eyes because the city was so beautiful and amidst all the lights, I got to look at the brightest light of all, my sweetie. I cried, and we kissed. Some random photographer captured this very moment, this very kiss.” Read more…