Calder Sloan: "Mr. Awesome" Remembered in Viral Photo Campaign After Tragic Death

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Sometimes the Internet is full of terrible, horrible, no good, very bad things. And then sometimes it isn't. 

Such is the case with the viral social media campaign called "Mr. Awesome" which remembers Calder Sloan. At 7 years old, Sloan was a vibrant, kind, and gentle soul, and his life was cut short by an accident at his family's North Miami home. 

But his memory, and his nickname, Mr. Awesome, live on in the hearts and minds of those around the world.

Family friend Jim Cahill suggested on Facebook that to honor Calder Sloan's memory, people should post pictures of themselves with the a self-portrait Sloan drew shortly before he passed away.

"We really believed Calder was going to change the world,'' Chris Sloan said.

"These people we don't even know have just decided to share his love, so to me and my wife, he is changing the world."

Groups from National Geographic to the Miami-Dade Fire Department have joined in the tribute taking and sharing their Mr. Awesome photos on Twitter and Facebook.

Take a look at some of the photos of social media users who have shared their Mr. Awesome photos.

Mr. Awesome
Calder Sloan's father nicknamed him Mr. Awesome. Since his death, this self-portrait of Calder Sloan has gone viral.

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very sad, but there more people who will change the world now..............