June 17, 2014
John Carroz took his 9-year-old son J.K. to get passport photos in early May.
“Are we going somewhere?” an inquisitive J.K. asked.
“Uh, no, it’s a Mother’s Day gift,” John responded, trying his best to hide a secret of epic proportions.
The cat was finally let out of the bag June 11, when, in front of family, friends and Seattle Sounders FC goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann, J.K. learned he won a trip to the World Cup in Brazil courtesy of McDonald’s.