When this young man with Down syndrome celebrated his high school graduation, he knew he wanted to visit his mom’s grave to tell her all about it. Dressed to impress, the teenager brought a beautiful bouquet to honor his late mother on the special occasion. Before laying down the flowers, he gave a speech that will melt your heart! A beautiful video of this bittersweet moment has been going viral online.
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“Mommy, I have something to say,” the young man said over his mom’s grave. “I graduated today. And I know you’d be so proud of me and happy. And I love you so much.”
Viewers have been moved to tears by the sweet footage, which shows the teenager presenting the bouquet at his mom’s grave after completing his speech.
“The minute he said Mommy the tears dropped,” wrote one commenter. “We are all very proud of you, young man!!!!!”
“I’m happy he graduated,” said another. “But my hearts hurts for him at the same time.”
It’s so moving that this young man went out of his way to visit his mom’s grave while celebrating his high school graduation. He clearly still wanted her to be a part of his special day! What a beautiful reminder that, even after death, our loved ones are always with us in some way.
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