A Missouri anchorman’s email to call in sick from work has become a viral internet sensation after he accidentally sent it to about 200 television stations.
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Perhaps it was the pain or the lingering after effects of anesthetics, but Vasos sent his email to the entire Nexstar Media Group, comprising 197 TV stations across the US.
An outpouring of faux sympathy followed, then escalated into an ongoing Twitter message thread and meme explosion. A hashtag, #PrayersForNick, soon followed.
Even Vasos’s coworkers got in on the act, setting up a shrine on his desk. Jonathan McCall, a news anchor at Fox4, shared a photo of him kneeling in front of it.
— Rob Collins (@RCFOX4KC) November 22, 2019
— Jonathan McCall (@JonathanMcCall) November 22, 2019
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