The internet fell in love with this little guy who broke down during his mom’s wedding.

Tearra and Bryant Suber of Ohio got married on a beautiful September day in 2016.

All photos courtesy of Paul Woo/Wandering Woo Photography.

As the photos captured so perfectly, there was a lot of joy to go around.


“We both played basketball in high school,” Tearra told People, explaining how the pair first met. “[Bryant] started hanging out ... in front of the gym. He knew a little bit about me before he shot his shot.”

All the pics from their special day are beautiful. But one taken of Tearra and Bryant's son, Bryson, may have stolen the show.

“As everyone stood up and waited for the bride to come down the aisle, [Bryson] started expressing so much emotion,” photographer Paul Woo of Wandering Woo Photography said in a statement provided to Upworthy.

Woo was conflicted. He needed to make sure he got plenty of shots of the bride walking down the aisle, but Bryson's raw emotion was incredibly powerful. “I knew this moment was THE moment,” Woo says.

Fortunately, he was able to capture both with his lens.

Bryson’s brother Brayden — on the left below — was a little less caught up in the moment.

But the tears sure were flowing for then-5-year-old Bryson. ❤️

“He saw me struggling to get down the aisle,” Tearra told People. “Seeing his mom, at that moment on that day, it triggered his emotions. It was an emotional moment for me, too.”

Seeing her son’s tears, Tearra said, “about broke [her] into pieces.”

When Tearra shared the photo of Bryson on her Instagram, the comment section was flooded with heartwarming messages.

“This. Is. Everything!!” one user wrote.

“He’s a natural born star,” a loved one chimed in. “I been saying it for years. Just a matter of time before the world knows Bryson.”

“I can’t stop crying,” someone else wrote.

(Can you blame them? It just doesn't get any cuter!)

Tearra further explained on Instagram what was going through her head when she saw Bryson break down:

“I hadn’t yet realized that my sweet, soulful, oldest baby boy was also sharing in on this moment so deeply with us. Taking in every breath, right along with us! To see him share such strong emotions of joy and happiness for the union of his parents was seriously one of the most powerful moments I’ve experienced to date!”

After the photo of Bryson went viral, Tearra said it’s been a gift remembering what that September day felt like again.

“We are very blessed and grateful that it’s getting attention,” Tearra told People. “It kind of allows us to relive that moment and that day, [and] rethink about how beautiful and how grateful we are to have experienced that. It definitely takes us back to that lovely day.”

Bryson has reminded the world that, yes, boys do cry. It’s a healthy — and sometimes absolutely adorable — part of being human.

A special thanks to Paul Woo and Wandering Woo Wedding Photography for providing these photos. You can follow Woos work on Instagram here.

When "bobcat" trended on Twitter this week, no one anticipated the unreal series of events they were about to witness. The bizarre bobcat encounter was captured on a security cam video and...well...you just have to see it. (Read the following description if you want to be prepared, or skip down to the video if you want to be surprised. I promise, it's a wild ride either way.)

In a North Carolina neighborhood that looks like a present-day Pleasantville, a man carries a cup of coffee and a plate of brownies out to his car. "Good mornin!" he calls cheerfully to a neighbor jogging by. As he sets his coffee cup on the hood of the car, he says, "I need to wash my car." Well, shucks. His wife enters the camera frame on the other side of the car.

So far, it's just about the most classic modern Americana scene imaginable. And then...

A horrifying "rrrrawwwww!" Blood-curdling screaming. Running. Panic. The man abandons the brownies, races to his wife's side of the car, then emerges with an animal in his hands. He holds the creature up like Rafiki holding up Simba, then yells in its face, "Oh my god! It's a bobcat! Oh my god!"

Then he hucks the bobcat across the yard with all his might.

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Since March of 2020, over 29 million Americans have been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to the CDC. Over 540,000 have died in the United States as this unprecedented pandemic has swept the globe. And yet, by the end of 2020, it looked like science was winning: vaccines had been developed.

In celebration of the power of science we spoke to three people: an individual, a medical provider, and a vaccine scientist about how vaccines have impacted them throughout their lives. Here are their answers:

John Scully, 79, resident of Florida

Photo courtesy of John Scully

When John Scully was born, America was in the midst of an epidemic: tens of thousands of children in the United States were falling ill with paralytic poliomyelitis — otherwise known as polio, a disease that attacks the central nervous system and often leaves its victims partially or fully paralyzed.

"As kids, we were all afraid of getting polio," he says, "because if you got polio, you could end up in the dreaded iron lung and we were all terrified of those." Iron lungs were respirators that enclosed most of a person's body; people with severe cases often would end up in these respirators as they fought for their lives.

John remembers going to see matinee showings of cowboy movies on Saturdays and, before the movie, shorts would run. "Usually they showed the news," he says, "but I just remember seeing this one clip warning us about polio and it just showed all these kids in iron lungs." If kids survived the iron lung, they'd often come back to school on crutches, in leg braces, or in wheelchairs.

"We all tried to be really careful in the summer — or, as we called it back then, 'polio season,''" John says. This was because every year around Memorial Day, major outbreaks would begin to emerge and they'd spike sometime around August. People weren't really sure how the disease spread at the time, but many believed it traveled through the water. There was no cure — and every child was susceptible to getting sick with it.

"We couldn't swim in hot weather," he remembers, "and the municipal outdoor pool would close down in August."

Then, in 1954 clinical trials began for Dr. Jonas Salk's vaccine against polio and within a year, his vaccine was announced safe. "I got that vaccine at school," John says. Within two years, U.S. polio cases had dropped 85-95 percent — even before a second vaccine was developed by Dr. Albert Sabin in the 1960s. "I remember how much better things got after the vaccines came out. They changed everything," John says.

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