On December 18, 2012 at around 2am EST, the Facebook profile of Emilio Aparicio Rodríguez posted the following video at the end of this post. As of this afternoon, less than 48 hours later, the video has been shared over 200,000 times on Facebook.
Here is the video. The story behind it? Aparicio Rodríguez is a Colombian photograph who chronicles the lives of street dwellers. He wasn’t planning on filming the birthday wishes he was giving Andrea Chaparro, but one thing led to another, and next thing you know, the video has gone viral. Here’s to all of us being happy.