Sesselman was in disbelief — and he wasn't the only one.
"My mom could not believe it. She never thought it would happen," Sesselman said.
But she still held true to her end of the bargain. That day, they went together to see the pup who'd won Sesselman's (and the internet's collective) heart. And sure enough, it happened to his mom, too.
"The second she saw her, she fell in love," Sesselman said. "We filled out the adoption forms and everything that was needed to bring her home with us that day."