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Where were you when Garrett Hartley sent the Saints to the Super Bowl?

We’re reminiscing and focusing on one key moment that brought Saints fans to tears of happiness.

NFC Championship: Minnesota Vikings v New Orleans Saints Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images

No matter when you became a New Orleans Saints fan, you can easily recollect the good, the bad, and the ugly moments that have happened in the franchise. Part of this week’s theme at SB Nation’s NFL brand is focusing on a ‘Where were you when’ something memorable occurred for each respective team that occurred after 1990. I couldn’t think of anything better than Garrett Hartley sending the Saints to the Super Bowl.

The setup needs little to no introduction, as the euphoria created from the game-winning field goal in overtime to beat the Vikings still sends chills down the spines. Tears of joys, embracing total strangers, a mass hysteria of high fives, and overall jubilation filled for the Superdome.

The videos say it all, filled with nothing but raw emotion. I recall being in Baton Rouge, LA at Buffalo Wild Wings as part of the three best friends that anyone can have. It was loud. It was much of what you see in the videos. It was incredible, to say the least.

We asked on Twitter and Facebook to share some of your stories and experiences, and selected some of the best ones.

The Saints would go on to win the Super Bowl, and the moment Tracy Porter picked off Peyton Manning to seal it for the black and gold deserves a real honorable mention. However, without Hartley’s kick, it wouldn’t have happened.

What were you doing when Garrett Hartley booted the Saints into the Super Bowl?