No matter where you are or how busy you may be, there’s always time to show genuine kindness to others. Some members of the marching band La Murga de Austin did just that at a recent soccer game in Austin, Texas.
La Murga is comprised of musicians of all different skill levels who love soccer. Their goal is to attend games and stir up excitement with songs and chants. On this particular day, they got the party started before they even entered the stadium!
As the band walked in, a musician named Wiley noticed Isaac, a teenager who has Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, watching them. Isaac’s rare, inherited disorder means he uses a wheelchair and has trouble communicating, but that didn’t stop Wiley from striking up a conversation. When he learned it was Isaac’s birthday, he and the other members quickly assembled to play him the perfect song.
“It was epic!!!” Isaac wrote on Instagram. “My favorite thing about La Murga is their kindness. Wiley is my favorite La Murga player because he saw me and told me Hi. Sometimes people stare at me because I’m in a wheelchair. But he didn’t ignore me when I struggled to speak or to shake his hand. I can’t wait to watch more Austin FC matches and sing all the songs.”
This gave us a true, “I’m not crying, you’re crying!” moment. Check it out in the video below, and be sure to share this story to wish Isaac a very happy birthday.
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