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A Teen Asked Twitter To Help Save Her Parent's Bakery And Twitter Came Through

Twitter miracles do come true.

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Meet Jackie Garza. She's the 18-year-old daughter of Trinidad Garza, the owner of La Casa Bakery & Cafe in Houston, Texas.

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Last month, Jackie posted a video of her father making pan dulce on Twitter and let her followers know that her dad was considering closing his bakery because business had been bad.

HEY YALL MY DAD HAS A LITTLE PANADERIA/ RESTAURANT. HE MAKES ALL OF THE PAN DULCE HIMSELF. HE BEEN THINKING ABOUT C… https://t.co/oMNSj6og1l

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Garzas had struggled to keep the business open.

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"He's been thinking about closing but I can't let that happen. [Spread] the word. 1 RT could bring in a potential customer!" wrote Jackie. The tweet was retweeted more than 60,000 times and favorited more than 50,000 times.

And Jackie posted a pic of herself with a couple who traveled from nearly an hour away to visit her dad's bakery.

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"So many people have come up to me and talking about everything that's been going on and I'm still shocked at the fact that TWITTER DID THIS," wrote Jackie in her caption. "I'm forever thankful for every network that contacted me to take the time out of their day to sit down and talk to me. Every article that has written about us. This feels so surreal."

Since her tweet went viral, Jackie, who's going to major in business, has set up a new Instagram and website for the cafe.

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"I’m spreading my culture. I’m very proud of where I’m from and where my parents are from," Jackie told The Independent.

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Amazing work, Jackie!

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