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Video Of Boy With Down’s Syndrome Comforting Classmate With Autism Goes Viral For The Right Reasons
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Video Of Boy With Down’s Syndrome Comforting Classmate With Autism Goes Viral For The Right Reasons

We, adults, often forget of so many things we can learn from children. One of those things, that often comes so naturally to them, is being kind and empathetic. Kids just can’t look away when they see someone in pain and do their best to cheer them up. Recently a video went viral showing an elementary school-aged boy, who happens to have Down’s syndrome, consoling his classmate with autism, which reminded us how easy it is to be kind to one another.

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Recently people’s hearts were melted by the adorable video of a boy consoling his crying friend

In the video captured by a teacher at a school in Mexico, you can see a young boy coming up to his crying classmate and wiping off his tears. The big-hearted boy then continues to soothe his friend with a big hug while stroking his hair.

By the end of the video, the autistic boy seems to still be a little upset, but much calmer at his classmate’s presence.

The video already has more than 19 million views and was shared across many social media platforms.

People just couldn’t stop sharing and commenting under the video, after feeling touched by the affectionate moment. This act of kindness especially resonated with those who have special needs kids, as, according to them, it shows something they see every day.

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Here’s how people reacted to the heartwarming video

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MsM
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2 years ago (edited)

This is lovely. Yet, I can't help wonder why the teacher was filming a student when he was upset. Don't get me wrong. I have a child on the autism spectrum and I've known several kids with Down's. They are beautiful souls. I just somehow feel irked by the filming in general.

Nikki Bates
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2 years ago

MsM I agree to a point, but those of us who don't have children like this in our lives would otherwise not get to see special moments like this.

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MissPrideGirl
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2 years ago

This is so sweet.🥰

Gabby
Community Member
2 years ago

I once got lost going to the main branch of my city's libraries to get my volunteer ID badge. I happened across a man with Down Syndrome who was wearing a library ID badge. I politely called for his attention and explained my situation and asked for directions. He got so happy and bounced up and down as he gave me EXTREMELY DETAILED directions. I still got lost a bit because he was giving me directions the way he remembered it and it was a bit odd. He was telling me how many steps I should take before turning and which stores I'll be standing in front of so I know I turned onto the right street. But I made it because of his kindness and patience in helping me. It was one od the most wholesome conversations I had and still is.

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MsM
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

This is lovely. Yet, I can't help wonder why the teacher was filming a student when he was upset. Don't get me wrong. I have a child on the autism spectrum and I've known several kids with Down's. They are beautiful souls. I just somehow feel irked by the filming in general.

Nikki Bates
Community Member
2 years ago

MsM I agree to a point, but those of us who don't have children like this in our lives would otherwise not get to see special moments like this.

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MissPrideGirl
Community Member
2 years ago

This is so sweet.🥰

Gabby
Community Member
2 years ago

I once got lost going to the main branch of my city's libraries to get my volunteer ID badge. I happened across a man with Down Syndrome who was wearing a library ID badge. I politely called for his attention and explained my situation and asked for directions. He got so happy and bounced up and down as he gave me EXTREMELY DETAILED directions. I still got lost a bit because he was giving me directions the way he remembered it and it was a bit odd. He was telling me how many steps I should take before turning and which stores I'll be standing in front of so I know I turned onto the right street. But I made it because of his kindness and patience in helping me. It was one od the most wholesome conversations I had and still is.

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