Dying Man Shares Beer With Family

Posted: November 29, 2019 at 9:15 am

A photo of Appleton, Wisconsin’s 87-year-old Norbert Schemm having a beer with his family is going viral. The photo quickly had more than 4,000 comments, 30,000 re-tweets and 317,000 favorites on Twitter alone and has turned up on other social media sites. If you’re wondering why a picture of Norbert having a Bud Light with his family would get such a reaction, it was because the photo was taken in his final hours and the gathering was one of his last requests. Some have responded with selfies in which they raise a glass to toast Norbert, shared photos of similar moments with their late loved ones or sent condolences.