People Are Sharing Pictures Of Deceased Loved Ones They've Found On Google Street View
Google Maps is an incredibly useful tool - it can basically help you find your way anywhere.
But it turns out the navigation tool can help you find things far more meaningful than just directions.
Leslie Yajaira, from North Carolina, USA, never got to say goodbye to her late granddad, who died a few years ago. However, while looking through his old farm on Google Street View, she spotted him sat out by the road.
My grandpa passed away a few years ago. We didn't get to say goodbye to him. Yesterday we found out google maps finally drove through his farm and as we were curious going through it, where the road ends, there is my grandpa, just sitting there. :sob: pic.twitter.com/CbwRTkCKrZ
- yajaira (@yajairalyb) January 7, 2020
Ms Yajaira shared her discovery on Twitter and it has since gone viral, receiving more than 424,000 likes - and it turns out she wasn't the only one who was able to trace a lost loved one with the tool.
Responding to the tweet, many others shared snaps of deceased relatives - and even pets - captured by one of the Google cars:
Same with my dad about to be 3 years:heart: pic.twitter.com/zPkDFpPyv0
- Dre Day:pisces: (@mermaidsbisshh) January 8, 2020
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my great abuelo passed away last month, exactly 1 year after my great abuela also left us. to see him here walking to our old house brings back so many childhood memories pic.twitter.com/qfDIsDQoWT
- (@Buenrostrohhh) January 8, 2020
my grandma passed away in 2014:heart: found this and it made my day. she was my rock:rose: pic.twitter.com/qrj3R1CXqk
- jen (@jxnni2fresh) January 9, 2020
Same thing with my abuelo we can see him just relaxing outside our house in Mexico. Everytime I miss him especially during this time I always go back to it :heart: pic.twitter.com/sHeOb9g7s2
- J A C K I E (@tilin98) January 8, 2020
Same with my grandma, walking my little sister home from the bus stop:heartpulse: she passed Mother's Day 2013 :angel: pic.twitter.com/rKwiCRSu5m
- Kay Racquel:sparkles: (@KeepinUpWithHer) January 9, 2020
Who would have thought Google Street View could be so moving?
Featured Image Credit: Google