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People Who Became Famous Because of the Internet

20 December 2014

N9. Paul Vasquez

Question: Have you ever seen a rainbow and suddenly started crying? Well, you are not the only one.

Paul Vasquez was in Yosemite National Park when he took a video of a double rainbow.

The natural phenomenon got him so touched that he was brought to tears. When he posted the video on YouTube as the user Hungrybear9562, not many people noticed.

But when the video was Tweeted by late night show host Jimmy Kimmel, after one of his staff members found it.

From there the video took off virally, and Paul Vasquez, former truck driver and firefighter, was contacted by Microsoft, who used his double rainbow video in promotional material for the Windows Live Photo Gallery application.

10 People Who Became Famous Because of the Internet N9. Paul Vasquez
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