"Blinking guy" raises money for MS

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CNN, (WILX) - A California man's 15 minutes of fame just keeps on going.

His puzzled reaction is famous online all over the world and he's harnessing his claim to fame for a good cause.

In December 2013, Drew Scanlon was part of a video game stream.

The gif of his puzzled reaction to a friend's joke wouldn't become popular for another four years.

"It was cool on one hand, but on the other it was a little scary, because at that scale you realize that it's sort of out of your hands," said Scanlon.

Now Scanlon is hoping to raise money for the Waves to Wine bike ride for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

"This year I decided to, I guess, come clean to the internet and say 'This is me. If you've ever had any joy from this GIF, please consider making a donation' and so far that has really really helped," said Scanlon.

His request has already raised thousands of dollars.

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