The latest meme challenge sweeping the internet has nothing to do with Tide pods (per 2018’s meme). It originated in China and is now making waves for being tear-jerking-ly wholesome.
Videos showing four generations of family members calling each other into a room one by one are getting millions of interactions. In the videos, the youngest begins by calling out “Ma!” Her mother then comes out, followed by the mother’s mother and, finally, her mother.
Here’s the video that first took Twitter by the heartstrings:
Male family members have contributed to the challenge, too, calling out four generations of sons and fathers. And families around the world have started to catch onto China’s trend, making videos and snapping photographs of their four generations.
A family from Peru went viral on January 6 for their contribution:
And here’s four generations of mothers and daughters from Norway:
India got into it, too.
The response on Twitter and Facebook has been emotional, to say the least.
To watch a compilation of all the original challenge videos from China, click here.