1. In 2008, John Cessna’s mom asked him to “sober up” and send out a Christmas card. So he sent her this:
2. A year later, in 2009, he decided to keep it going with another nice and sober Christmas card.
3. And the tradition kept going… John, who describes himself on his site as “a photographer, video artist, and comedian/actor living and working in the midwest,” says his mom was a little worried about him uploading these to the internet.
5. He says that by the third or fourth year his mom and stepdad got used to the idea.
Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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