Boy’s Birthday Surprise Goes ViralThe Autism Site
A young boy in Michigan is going to get the biggest birthday surprise of his life when March 9th rolls around, all thanks to the love of his mother and the thoughtfulness of strangers. When Colin’s mother asked about his birthday, Colin said that there was no need to have a party because he didn’t have any friends. Colin has a disorder that is similar to autism, and has difficutly interacting with other kids his age. Desperate to put a smile on his face when his special day rolled around, his mom created a Facebook page in honor of his birthday with the hopes that a few of her friends would join in on wishing her son a happy birthday. Little did she know, his story would touch millions around the world. At the time of this post the page has 1,971,463 fans, and that number is growing exponentially as the days go on. Strangers around the world have posted inspiring and loving messages on the page, and many are sending special birthday cards and gifts to make sure that Colin really feels the love on his birthday.
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