WHITTIER, Calif. —
This Christmas, Emily Seawright’s relations are excited, anticipating and engaged, however Emily is simply Emily – and the web loves her for it.
A tweet displaying the household’s Christmas card has racked up lots of of hundreds of favorites, and it is easy to see why. Within the photograph, taken on Thanksgiving within the Seawrights’ yard, relations are paired off with their vital others, holding indicators to explain milestones of their life from the previous yr.
One couple is because of be married, one other is celebrating being pregnant and mother and pop are simply excited to be part of all the things.
After which there’s Emily.
Decked out with an enormous grin and an indication with simply her identify on it, Emily stands alone – by herself, sure, however nonetheless a part of the large, joyful household.
“[Emily] simply has an incredible humorousness,” Emily’s mother, Diane Seawright, informed ABC Information. “I do not need individuals to assume we’re this chilly household that threw our daughter on the aspect.”
“My daughter got here up with it and we thought it would be humorous,” Diane Seawright added. “We now have a lot happening our lives, as you’ll be able to inform by our indicators, that we have been simply too busy to think about one thing else. Reluctantly, all of us took half within the indicators and right here we’re.”
The household’s affinity for Christmas playing cards dates again many years to Diane’s husband’s grandfather, Roy Seawright, a Hollywood particular results technician.
“He used handy-draw them,” Diane Seawright defined. “They all the time had superb Christmas playing cards. Once I married my husband, the very first thing his grandma stated is, ‘What sort of Christmas card are you going to do?’ I stated, ‘I am unsure. I have never had time to buy groceries but.’ She stated, ‘Oh no pricey, the Seawrights do not buy retailer-purchased playing cards.’ This goes approach again.”
Whereas this yr’s card may need been a rush job in comparison with these of years previous, Diane Seawright stated the household is just completely satisfied to be collectively.
“We’re so blessed past perception with our household and our women and our grandbabies,” she stated. “Fortunately we’re younger sufficient to take pleasure in it and we’re loving all of it.”
ABC Information contributed to this report.