Student With Down Syndrome Learns He Got Into College

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This is the heartwarming moment a student with Down syndrome learned he had been accepted to college.

Heather Griffith, of Alabama, began filming the moment her son Keith, 19, prepared to rip open his acceptance letter on May 4.

‘Open it buddy, let’s see if you got in,’ she was heard, excitedly encouraging her son off camera. ‘Are you excited?’

This is the heartwarming moment a student with Down syndrome learned he had been accepted to college.

Heather Griffith, of Alabama, began filming the moment her son Keith, 19, prepared to rip open his acceptance letter on May 4.

‘Open it buddy, let’s see if you got in,’ she was heard, excitedly encouraging her son off camera. ‘Are you excited?’

'I'm so proud of you,' Heather Griffith said, taking her son into her arms for a big hug

Keith, very slowly and carefully began opening the envelope, tearing off pieces bit by bit until his mom urged him to ‘just rip it open, baby.’

The teen finally opened the letter and a smile spread across his face.

‘I got in’, he said quietly. ‘I made it.’

‘I’m so proud of you,’ Heather Griffith said, taking her son into her arms for a big hug.

‘I love you.’

Keith, who graduated from Satsuma High School in 2016, was accepted onto a program at the University of South Alabama, which helps students with disabilities learn how to live independently and acquire job search skills.

The teen finally opened the letter and a smile spread across his face. 'I got in', he said quietly. 'I made it'

And his family have big hopes for the 19-year-old who was his high school’s prom king, captain of the bowling team, and played football for their little league, Fox reports.

‘I had no idea what to expect when he opened it just hoping get for good news,’ his mum wrote online after posting the video.

‘The only reason I shared it is because I had some friends family that wanted to see his reaction.’

The footage has since gone viral with mor ethna 50,000 views and hundreds of comments from people across the United States praising the moving moment and congratulating Keith.

source;http://www.dailymail.co.uk

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