Baby Laughing At Dad’s Rejection Letter Goes Viral

By Megan Carpentier
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 16:06 EDT
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When Markus McArthur took video of son Micah laughing uproariously and put it on YouTube, he just thought it was a cute video to share with Micah’s mom while she was at work. McArthur, currently a stay-at-home dad, was ripping up another job rejection letter when he heard his son giggling and turned on the camera.

Two months and some 860,000 views (and counting), McArthur appeared on Today on March 1, 2011 to explain how his video sensation came to be.

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Megan Carpentier
Megan Carpentier is the executive editor of Raw Story. She previously served as an associate editor at Talking Points Memo; the editor of news and politics at Air America; an editor at Jezebel.com; and an associate editor at Wonkette. Her published works include pieces for the Washington Post, the Washington Independent, Ms Magazine, RH Reality Check, the Women's Media Center, On the Issues, the New York Press, Bitch and Women's eNews.
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