A Birthday Party With More Than A Million RSVPs

Dec 8, 2016

A dad in Mexico who planned an epic party for his daughter Rubi's 15th birthday.

He made a video talking about the festivities - three bands, a horse race and at the end, he said, "everyone is cordially invited!"

The video went viral and more than a million people said they would come to Rubi's party. It spawned all kinds of internet memes.

Rubi's favorite? The one about Donald Trump allowing undocumented Mexican migrants in the U.S. to return to Mexico so they can go to her party.

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RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin with a story about a dad in Mexico who planned an epic party for his daughter Ruby's 15th birthday. He made a video talking about the festivities - three bands, a horse race. And at the end, he said, quote, "everyone is cordially invited." The video went viral, and more than a million people said they'd show up to Ruby's party. It spawned all kinds of internet memes. Ruby's favorite - the one about Donald Trump allowing undocumented Mexican migrants in the U.S. to return to Mexico so they can go to her party. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.