Teen Honors Great Grandma Betty With Viral Instagram Account As She Fights Cancer


GrandmaBetty Instagram

Zach Belden, a teen from Louisville, Kentucky, wanted to show his love and appreciation for his Great Grandma Betty, who is dying from cancer. He reached his goal by creating an Instagram account dedicated to her life.

According to The Huffington Post, his profile, at first meant to be a tool to share his grandma’s last moments with his friends and family, has gone viral and currently has more than 17,870 followers.

Zach claims that his grandmother loves the idea and is always interested in how many new followers she has every day. “I’ve been here 80 years, maybe they’ll learn something good from me,” she told the outlet.

A quick look at the Instagram account reveals his grandmothers earlier years through her current age. Grandma definitely loves to have fun, just look at her peace sign photo and you see a woman who obviously loves life and all it has to offer.

Watch Grandma Betty as she dances in one of Zach’s Instagram video posts:

Grandma doesn’t just dance to Pharell’s “Happy” hit, she also shows off her “angry face” in one of her Instagram photos:

Great Grandma Betty seems like an awesome person, it’s no wonder she has gone viral on the popular photo and video sharing network.


Kevin Park

Kevin is a seventeen year old high school senior currently living in Santa Clarita, California. He enjoys long distance cycling, playing the drums, and playing video games (PC based). He also has a passion for learning about technology, ranging from the newest flagship Samsung phone, to groundbreaking medical tools. He plans to attend college where he will major in aerospace engineering, and computer science/engineering. He is an avid supporter and fan of social media and loves the positive communicative effects that social networking brings to the world.

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