A high school girl in Vermont became an instant social media hero after she flipped anti-mask protesters off and a photo of her reaction spread like wildfire on social media.
The protesters have been outside the girl’s school — Champlain Valley Union High School — each morning recently, so Meagan Downey texted a message to her mother, Fiona, that read:
“I FLIPPED OFF THE ANTI-MASKERS AND SHE FLIPPED ME OFF BACK.”
That uplifted middle finger was captured by Glenn Russell of the VT Digger:
Philip Lewis of HuffPost then tweeted out a screen capture of the photo, and it went viral in no time:
That was all it took for others to give Meagan a big pat on the back for the way she chose to disagree:
As a matter of fact, mom was indeed proud: