The Cordell children wanted a puppy and their father, Northeastern University professor, Ryan Cordell, told them they could get one if they could get one million likes on Facebook.
This is the picture they posted. Notice the message at the bottom right.
They received one million likes within seven hours of the picture being uploaded to Facebook on Jan. 15.
“Mom and dad are officially stunned,” Ryan wrote on the Facebook page later that evening. “We will have five ecstatic kids in the morning.”
Meet Millie, the new puppy: