Man Finds Late Father Waiting for His Mom to Come Home on GOOGLE EARTH

Man Finds Late Father Waiting for His Mom to Come Home on GOOGLE EARTH

Man Finds Late Father Waiting for His Mom to Come Home on GOOGLE EARTH
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A man in Japan was surprised to find photos from Google Earth showing his late father waiting for his mom to come home.

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In a tweet posted last January 4, @TeacherUfo shared tearjerker snapshots of his late father waiting for his mom outside of their house. His father, he said, already died seven years ago.

“I saw my father who passed away seven years ago,” he tweeted in Japanese. He said he then zoomed past his father and his mom on her way home.

As of this writing, the tweet earned over 697,100 likes and 117,600 reshares.

“My father must have been waiting for my mother to return home. My father was a quiet but kind man, I hope that Google Earth doesn’t update the photo for this place.”

Man Finds Late Father Waiting for His Mom to Come Home on GOOGLE EARTH
Photo: Twitter / @TeacherUFO

Many netizens found the images emotional yet heartwarming. Meanwhile, one user @TacHi19505968 also shared a photo of his grandmother from Google Earth.

“When I saw your tweet I went on Google Earth and found my grandmother working in the field,” he commented. “She passed away last year. I’m grateful to be able to see my grandmother in this form.” 

The comment also touched the hearts of netizens, earning over 10,000 likes.

Google Earth allows users to explore the earth. It uses virtual tours based on satellite imagery. The images update about once a month with average map data between one and three years old.