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Son’s ‘sad’ tweet boosts business for dad’s new doughnut shop

Son’s ‘sad’ tweet boosts business for dad’s new doughnut shop”

The tweet subsequently went viral, with over 320,000 retweets and 730,000 likes as of Tuesday morning, and celebrities including Casey Neistat and actor James Woods amplifying the tweet.

But Billy's dad wasn't "sad" for long.

In a sickeningly sweet and heartwarming twist of fate, the tweet went viral and Twitter, for a few moments at least, banded together to spread the good word about this mom-and-pop operation in need of help.

"Just wanted to update y'all!"

In his follow-up tweet, he revealed that the store was completely sold out of doughnuts and kolaches.

When Son Posts Photo of Sad Dad in His Empty New Donut Shop, the Tweet Attracts Hundreds of Customers

Billy shared a picture of him and his dad smiling behind the counter.

By Sunday afternoon, the shop had "completely sold out of donuts and kolaches", By tweeted, adding: "You are all unbelievable". The official account retweeted Billy's original tweet on Sunday afternoon saying, "You donut want to miss out on Billy's and neither do we! You are all fantastic", he wrote on Sunday.

A boy in Texas is thanking his Twitter followers for boosting business at his family's doughnut shop after posting about his "sad dad" and gaining hundreds of thousands of supporters in return. The post also stated the donut shop's Instagram page, all in this son's effort to encourage possible customers to drop by the shop.

As a gift, the Twitter team gave them a brand-printed yellow shirt, of the same color as the shop's interiors. "This means so much to my family", he added.



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