The Real Story Behind Utah County Dad's Viral Short-Shorts Photo

I did something spontaneous a week ago today (Sept. 3, 2013). I am shocked how fast things can spread via social media. And even more surprised how fast the story has changed in just one week. Within 24 hours of my wife and children posting this photo, we were being told it had gone viral. My kids were using terms an old dad like me is not familiar with, such as 70,000 notes on tumblr, favorited on Twitter, re-tweeted, shared etc. Friends were reporting they were seeing it posted on Buzzfeed, Redneck sites and other random sites.

Most have the story twisted (because of how my daughter worded it on her own tumblr blog). Thus the story ...

This is the REAL story behind the short-shorts!

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