Mom Embarasses the Hell out of Son – Demands ‘Proof of Life’ when he Stops Posting on Facebook
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25-year-old Garrett Hand and his girlfriend Jamie Neal went on a trek from their home in California to South America for a little R&R and some serious partying.
They left last November and began a series of social media posts chronicling the trip of their dreams — a four-month biking and hippy adventure through South America.
So for weeks, the couple shared photos online from their trek through Argentina, Chile and Peru, showing themselves posing beside their bikes on remote mountain roads, camping out in tents and smiling at the beach.
Then suddenly the Facebook posting stopped, with their last known location being in Peru.
The couple’s last communication with their families (and access to their bank accounts) occurred on January 25… So in late February, mom, being a typical mom, contacted the Peruvian government and demanded a full scale search for the two.
The government issued a nationwide alert for the “missing” couple. In fact, things were looking so serious that the U.S. Embassy in Lima issued a security message warning Americans of “a potential kidnapping threat in the Cusco area.”
But of course the two lovebirds, who had no idea that they caused a major international incident by not posting on Facebook were having a blast on their vacation, when they were spotted.
The U.S. Embassy in Peru and the Peruvian tourism ministry called Garrett’s mom (separately) to tell her the couple had been spotted alive—alive….but mom said that’s not enough!
“Let me reiterate, until we have PROOF OF LIFE, we cannot celebrate these rumors and sightings,” she wrote on a Facebook page set up to facilitate a search for the couple. “Proof of life is my son’s voice on the phone and a picture of him holding the missing poster.”
So, the tourism ministry made plans to send in a hydroplane the next day to shoot video of them…A hydroplane?
Long story short, the couple wrote Facebook posts (from the military base where they had been brought by Peruvian authorities acting on behalf of Garrett’s mom) informing everyone that, although they had not “liked” any statuses recently, they were indeed alive, traveling through the Amazon in an area without electricity, internet, or phone service.
In her Facebook update, Jamie Neal called the amount of attention she and her boyfriend had received “fucking insane” and added “I may delete my Facebook when I get home.”
Or maybe she will just un-friend one very specific mom.
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