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Zach Baumann
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‘Adam Sandler vibes’: Hopeful uncle takes to TikTok to request aid in giving his nieces the best vacation of their lives

This is what TikTok was made for.

The world can be a pretty bleak place at times; the cost of living has battered us all, and there’s always a war going on somewhere. Sometimes you need a break from it all, and that’s why TikTok is such a unique app — scroll for a few minutes, and you’re bound to find something wholesome.

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In this case, it’s a community of strangers separated by land, sea, and time zones, banding together to help a young uncle put together the best vacation for his nieces who are flying out to visit him. Zach Baumann posted a short clip of him playing the ukulele and singing about all the plans he had for when his four nieces came to visit him in Hawaii. It’s a wholesome video, but there’s just one small problem: Baumann wants to help make some great memories for the girls but he doesn’t have the funds, so he’s turned to TikTok to ask for help in the form of a song.


im so glad i said screw it and spent a bunch of savings to make this happen. Its gonna be special!!!! #fypシ゚viral #yolo #fam

♬ original sound – Zach Baumann

The video is short but sweet and it’s nice to see someone trying to do something for others despite not necessarily having the means. Baumann also stated that he spent the last of his savings to chip in for the plane tickets; clearly, family is a priority for this guy. Some of the comments compared him to Adam Sandler, and it definitely gives similar vibes to that scene in 50 First Dates.

Clearly Baumann is prepared to go above and beyond for his family, he genuinely seems like such a good uncle. Maybe Hollywood could turn this into a movie and have him be played by Sandler himself. Anyways, you kind of get the impression that he and his nieces would be able to create some golden memories, even without the help from those on TikTok.

Luckily, they won’t have to though as the TikTok community have come together to provide the family with some very generous offers. Some of the more significant ones include a comment from Southwest Airlines saying they could maybe help that island-hopping dream come true. A comment from Deep Blue Eco-Tours offered to take them shark diving, and another offer came from a user who owns units on the Big Island, offering accommodation.

Even some smaller local business owners offered to help out, with a jewelry maker in Oahu offering friendship bracelets, and a photographer offering a free photo shoot session. It really does warm the heart to see people reaching out in this way. Times are tough right now, but despite it all, people are sharing the love and helping Zach and his nieces create some truly special memories.

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Jordan Collins
Jordan is a freelance writer who has been featured in a number of publications. He has a Masters in Creative Writing and loves telling that to anyone who will listen. Aside from that he often spends time getting lost in films, books and games. He particularly enjoys fantasy from The Legend of Zelda to The Lord of the Rings.