Sharea Overman and her husband Nate are parents to three young boys and like many (let’s be real, all) parents — they find themselves constantly tired. CNN reports.
With his head leaned back and sunglasses over his eyes, Nate appeared to be asleep despite his eyes being glued to the road.
But after a while, Sharea looked over at her husband and decided to take a quick picture.
‘Man, he really looks like he is passed out in the driver’s seat,’ she said, according to CNN
That’s when Sharea, a part-time photographer, got the idea to pull a funny prank on her husband.
‘I’m a part of this group of incredibly talented photographers on Facebook.’ she told the publication.
‘So, I decided to post the photo and asked people to photoshop some fun backgrounds into the photo. To make it look like he fell asleep while all these crazy things were going on.
And the Facebook group delivered tenfold with a wave of creative, humorous photos that soon went viral.
Some of the altered photos feature the gobsmacked faces of Marty McFly and ‘Doc’ from Back to the Future, the sinister smile of Pennywise the Dancing Clown from the It franchise and even President Donald Trump.
Sharea was so impressed – and delighted – by the photoshopped pictures that she eventually showed Nate.
‘He thought it was hilarious. We had a great laugh and a great rest of the car ride, and that was it,’ said Sharea.
Meanwhile, the photos were being shared on the internet and it turned out people from around the globe wanted to participate in the fun.
I started getting messages from people in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Alaska… sending me their photoshopped images of my husband,’ she said.
And unbeknownst to the Overmans when the prank began, many people were in search of a laugh after a tumultuous year.
There are people who have broken down and told us just how hard this year has been for them and that this is the first time they’ve been able to have a really good laugh at something,’ said Sharea. Continue reading on Daily Mail