While some might see the old photos with them and others may dial their number repeatedly just to hear their voice. It’s also possible to find treasured mementos in places you wouldn’t expect.
A few years ago, Twitter user @yajairalyb lost her grandfather under regrettable circumstances that left her without a chance to say goodbye to him.
My grandpa passed away a few years ago. We didn’t get to say goodbye to him. Yesterday we found out google maps finally drove through his farm and as we were curious going through it, where the road ends, there is my grandpa, just sitting there. ???? pic.twitter.com/CbwRTkCKrZ— yajaira (@yajairalyb) January 7, 2020
Her tweet tempered other users' curiosity and many replies documented their own searches for Street View Images of their fallen relatives' homes.Check out the posts of people:
My grandpa too! Marked 8 years on December 2019 since he’s been gone ???????? pic.twitter.com/xvDIXDYwHF— RoseBud (@RufussMom) January 8, 2020
Same with my dad???? about to be 3 years?? pic.twitter.com/zPkDFpPyv0— Dre Day?? (@mermaidsbisshh) January 8, 2020
I randomly googled my grandma's address once last year when I couldn't stop thinking of her... this was what I saw I couldn't stop crying! My grandma was chilling in her front yard... I miss my ole gal! ? pic.twitter.com/1ytDswHDIO— Kizzi J. (@KizziRock_) January 9, 2020
Same thing with my grandparents?? both have since passed but both out in their garden pic.twitter.com/eewXeMBWZK— Lauren (@what_the_shmuck) January 9, 2020
my great abuelo passed away last month, exactly 1 year after my great abuela also left us. to see him here walking to our old house brings back so many childhood memories ???????? pic.twitter.com/qfDIsDQoWT— ???????????????? (@Buenrostrohhh) January 8, 2020
my grandma passed away in 2014?? found this and it made my day. she was my rock???? pic.twitter.com/qrj3R1CXqk— jen (@jxnni2fresh) January 9, 2020
Same with my Grandpa, it’s gonna be 3 years since his passing. This is him walking towards his daughters (My mom)!!! pic.twitter.com/3JhLIqjGcX— Brayan Cuin - Tinoco (@brayan_cuin_) January 8, 2020
My uncle is on there too ???? it’s been 2 years since he’s passed and it always makes me smile seeing him in front of our old house with my other tio ?? pic.twitter.com/H8g3sEsp19— ??????????? (@rubysksk) January 8, 2020
I love this thread. When mum passed away, a few weeks later I just wanted to see her old house. What a great surprise to see her gardening, one of her fav things to do ???? pic.twitter.com/c4uHQ9IKOE— Ako Pop (@ako_pop) January 9, 2020
One particularly sweet post featured a young woman surprised to see her Nana standing in the doorway.
Omg same thing with my nana!! It’s gonna be 3 years since she passed ???? pic.twitter.com/3Igo77fczM— IRI (@whateverjanelle) January 8, 2020
Lol found my dad running errands as usual. He’s still with us but I will cherish this forever pic.twitter.com/u4DIXA3kMg— Reece ???????????? (@Nu_PeRSoNA) January 8, 2020