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Son Studying Abroad Sends Mom Cutout Of Himself, Regrets His Decision Immediately
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Son Studying Abroad Sends Mom Cutout Of Himself, Regrets His Decision Immediately

When Dalton Ross went to study aboard at Belmont University in London, he knew his family would miss him, so he decided to do something unique. He sent his mum, Susan Talley, a life-sized cardboard cutout of himself!

“I just thought sending a life-size cutout of me unannounced to my mom would give my family a laugh,” Ross told Aplus. “I thought maybe they’d put it in the living room corner until I got back to remember I exist.”

But his mom had other plans. She decided to take the cutout along to family gatherings, such as sporting events and even Easter! Then she sent pictures that Ross, going by the name ienjoybread, posted on Imgur.

More info: ienjoybread | YouTube

Dalton sent his family an unexpected gift when he left to study abroad in London

Son Studying Abroad Sends Mom Cutout Of Himself, Regrets His Decision Immediately

“I just thought sending a life-size cutout of me unannounced to my mom would give my family a laugh”

“I thought maybe they’d put it in the living room corner until I got back to remember I exist”

But Susan Talley, Dalton’s mom, had other plans

She began to take photos of Dalton’s likeness at appointments…

…going out for food

…playing sports

…hanging out with family

…going to sports events

…giving speeches at family gatherings

Never underestimate your mom!

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MysticalMan
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6 years ago

That's very funny and it's also rather sweet. Very clever, Dalton's mom.

AmandaPanda
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6 years ago

That Barbie doll looks like she's seen some shit

WandaQueen
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6 years ago

Heheh I was thinking the same thing!

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Hanna
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6 years ago

Coolest mom award. lol.

LauraJohnston
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6 years ago

Dalton,you have an AWESOME MOM!!!!!

RaeyHanah
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6 years ago

Looks like happy family :D

NicoFeldmann
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6 years ago

Some friends of a colleague of mine did exactly the same thing for their university reunion. He couldn't make it, so they created this full size cardboard version of him in a suit while cheering with a glass of red wine. Then they took it with them for the whole evening and included it in every group picture and selfie they did as if he was really there. And they posted everything on Facebook of course. :)

OzDesoyza-Adams
Community Member
6 years ago

well when life gives you lemons

vale alzu
Community Member
6 years ago

Glad to see im not the only one who notice that, thats a hilarious vine

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ChrisMollo
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6 years ago

What a cool mom LOL!

Bepina
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6 years ago

and that's real parenting!

AlanBay
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6 years ago

great idea! :D

NatalieBlenkhorn
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6 years ago

I love it! I bet they're a fun family. Also, I really want the plates in the second picture!

JustRoz
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6 years ago

Great Mom !! Love it !!!

KimBermudez
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6 years ago

Haha looks like something I would do when my son is all grown up !

john
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6 years ago

Funny idea

Justyna
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6 years ago

sweet! :v

TamaraWaterdrinker
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6 years ago

Love it!!

AlisonFlannigan
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6 years ago

Glad to see his mom has quite a sense of humour!

Jessica
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6 years ago

Haha. Cute

Lily
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6 years ago

I agree it is quite funny and sweet but would be a surprise

九分情
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6 years ago

我也想吃。。。。

aindriya designing
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2 years ago (edited)

haha that was so cool ! :D. I want my family to do this when I go for study abroad from campus word ( https://campusworld.net/ )

Marcos Zamarripa
Community Member
5 years ago

Hahahahaha I love his mom and his sister, more his sister. <3

Brianna Bastian
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6 years ago

i love it!

Misty Bennett
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6 years ago

How precious.

Heather
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6 years ago

Is this the 'when life gives you lemons' guy?

HayaGolan
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6 years ago

Best mom ever .... LOL

PennyJames
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6 years ago

That's too funny! That is some fun family.

Nelson_Álvarez
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6 years ago

Well, she's a Flat Stanley Project expert!

RoseWho?
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6 years ago

That has to be one of the BEST presents to send your mom. This article gave me a GOOD laugh.

PeggyWestmoreland
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6 years ago

You must know Dalton that you inherited your humor from mom. Never try to out do her.

KateTamash
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6 years ago

LOVE AND LAUGHS-YOU GOT IT ALL WITH YOUR MOM. YAHOO!!!

KateTamash
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6 years ago

LOVE AND LAUGHS-YOU GOT IT ALL WITH MOM!!!

PonyoChampion
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6 years ago

Where's he in the sports picture

AndreaTapia
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6 years ago

Looks like humor runs in the family - great!

SusanL.Miller
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6 years ago

Don't try to out do your Mom-ever!

LeslieMunson
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6 years ago

Dalton mom is hilariou s. Good thinking.

AlisaAtlis
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6 years ago

My god is this the "when life gives you lemons" guy? this is the best

basson6
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6 years ago

Love it!

CarolBradstreet
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6 years ago

Awesome.

SusanRamsay
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6 years ago

Loved it! Is O'Charley's a chain, or is that in Missouri near St. Louis?

BeckoningChasm
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6 years ago

"Ring Door Bell - Win A Dog" is the best sign ever.

LisaPeterson
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6 years ago

What a fun, close family this must be! I love it!

FlorimariMattos
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6 years ago

I love his mom! LOL

LyoneFein
Community Member
6 years ago

This Mom rocks!

ToddSullivan
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6 years ago

fathead? really? yes vay funnay

SonyaSurachman
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6 years ago

That is something I would do to my child...:)

MartinaG.
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6 years ago

This is hilarious! This mom rocks!

LuisSancho
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6 years ago

What a major fucking WUSS. Mama´s fuckfaced boy.

ColourMaster
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6 years ago

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The grandma in pic eight is like emotionless

EvgeniaSukhorukova
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6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

Is this supposed to be funny?)

MysticalMan
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6 years ago

That's very funny and it's also rather sweet. Very clever, Dalton's mom.

AmandaPanda
Community Member
6 years ago

That Barbie doll looks like she's seen some shit

WandaQueen
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6 years ago

Heheh I was thinking the same thing!

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Hanna
Community Member
6 years ago

Coolest mom award. lol.

LauraJohnston
Community Member
6 years ago

Dalton,you have an AWESOME MOM!!!!!

RaeyHanah
Community Member
6 years ago

Looks like happy family :D

NicoFeldmann
Community Member
6 years ago

Some friends of a colleague of mine did exactly the same thing for their university reunion. He couldn't make it, so they created this full size cardboard version of him in a suit while cheering with a glass of red wine. Then they took it with them for the whole evening and included it in every group picture and selfie they did as if he was really there. And they posted everything on Facebook of course. :)

OzDesoyza-Adams
Community Member
6 years ago

well when life gives you lemons

vale alzu
Community Member
6 years ago

Glad to see im not the only one who notice that, thats a hilarious vine

Load More Replies...
ChrisMollo
Community Member
6 years ago

What a cool mom LOL!

Bepina
Community Member
6 years ago

and that's real parenting!

AlanBay
Community Member
6 years ago

great idea! :D

NatalieBlenkhorn
Community Member
6 years ago

I love it! I bet they're a fun family. Also, I really want the plates in the second picture!

JustRoz
Community Member
6 years ago

Great Mom !! Love it !!!

KimBermudez
Community Member
6 years ago

Haha looks like something I would do when my son is all grown up !

john
Community Member
6 years ago

Funny idea

Justyna
Community Member
6 years ago

sweet! :v

TamaraWaterdrinker
Community Member
6 years ago

Love it!!

AlisonFlannigan
Community Member
6 years ago

Glad to see his mom has quite a sense of humour!

Jessica
Community Member
6 years ago

Haha. Cute

Lily
Community Member
6 years ago

I agree it is quite funny and sweet but would be a surprise

九分情
Community Member
6 years ago

我也想吃。。。。

aindriya designing
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

haha that was so cool ! :D. I want my family to do this when I go for study abroad from campus word ( https://campusworld.net/ )

Marcos Zamarripa
Community Member
5 years ago

Hahahahaha I love his mom and his sister, more his sister. <3

Brianna Bastian
Community Member
6 years ago

i love it!

Misty Bennett
Community Member
6 years ago

How precious.

Heather
Community Member
6 years ago

Is this the 'when life gives you lemons' guy?

HayaGolan
Community Member
6 years ago

Best mom ever .... LOL

PennyJames
Community Member
6 years ago

That's too funny! That is some fun family.

Nelson_Álvarez
Community Member
6 years ago

Well, she's a Flat Stanley Project expert!

RoseWho?
Community Member
6 years ago

That has to be one of the BEST presents to send your mom. This article gave me a GOOD laugh.

PeggyWestmoreland
Community Member
6 years ago

You must know Dalton that you inherited your humor from mom. Never try to out do her.

KateTamash
Community Member
6 years ago

LOVE AND LAUGHS-YOU GOT IT ALL WITH YOUR MOM. YAHOO!!!

KateTamash
Community Member
6 years ago

LOVE AND LAUGHS-YOU GOT IT ALL WITH MOM!!!

PonyoChampion
Community Member
6 years ago

Where's he in the sports picture

AndreaTapia
Community Member
6 years ago

Looks like humor runs in the family - great!

SusanL.Miller
Community Member
6 years ago

Don't try to out do your Mom-ever!

LeslieMunson
Community Member
6 years ago

Dalton mom is hilariou s. Good thinking.

AlisaAtlis
Community Member
6 years ago

My god is this the "when life gives you lemons" guy? this is the best

basson6
Community Member
6 years ago

Love it!

CarolBradstreet
Community Member
6 years ago

Awesome.

SusanRamsay
Community Member
6 years ago

Loved it! Is O'Charley's a chain, or is that in Missouri near St. Louis?

BeckoningChasm
Community Member
6 years ago

"Ring Door Bell - Win A Dog" is the best sign ever.

LisaPeterson
Community Member
6 years ago

What a fun, close family this must be! I love it!

FlorimariMattos
Community Member
6 years ago

I love his mom! LOL

LyoneFein
Community Member
6 years ago

This Mom rocks!

ToddSullivan
Community Member
6 years ago

fathead? really? yes vay funnay

SonyaSurachman
Community Member
6 years ago

That is something I would do to my child...:)

MartinaG.
Community Member
6 years ago

This is hilarious! This mom rocks!

LuisSancho
Community Member
6 years ago

What a major fucking WUSS. Mama´s fuckfaced boy.

ColourMaster
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

The grandma in pic eight is like emotionless

EvgeniaSukhorukova
Community Member
6 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

Is this supposed to be funny?)

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