The thoughtful tweet of the owner's son, who showed dad's father's disappointment at an empty store, turned it into a packed house with lines out the door.
The community came out and rallied behind the store that customers bought out all donuts and colaches.
Several festival guests from the South by the Southwest did three hours drive just to help support local business.
Twitter even visited the Thin Shop Monday morning and covers the table on all visitor's donuts for the rest of the day.
ABC13 Eyewitness News got the opportunity to talk to Billy City, son of donut shop owners and the person responsible for viral tweet. Here's what he had to say.
If you want to try Billys Donuts, they are located at 7022 Highway 6 Suite 800, Missouri City, Texas. Their hours are from 5 to 1
Dude it was very busy when I went too! The mother talked about how she usually knows how much to do in a day, but today she did not expect to turnout & boudin colaches are so good pic.twitter.com/tBKbTCI9ZQ
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