Single Dad Shows Up to Mother's Day Event in a Dress


He didn't want his sons to feel left out.

A single dad came up with a creative idea for his kids on Mother’s Day in Thailand. 

Chatchai "Sam" Panuthai didn’t want his two sons to feel left out on the holiday, which is Aug. 12 in the country. So when the school held an event for students and invited their mothers, the dad took matters into his own hands and showed up in a dress.

The children's mother reportedly moved to Europe after the parents divorced, a family friend, Kornpat Ae Sukhom, told 

Ae Sukhom captured the special moment, which has since gone viral on Facebook with more than 6 million views.

“He wanted the children not to feel left out because their mother had left them,” she told