- A Twitter user posted a touching message to her autistic brother on his 18th birthday
- She said he has "the most generous heart" despite being bullied
- Her message touched the hearts of many tweeps
A woman from Harare, Zimbabwe, posted a touching message to her autistic brother on his 18th birthday on Twitter and gave tweeps the feels.
The woman, who uses the handle @Phroetiq, said her brother Dee has been bullied a lot because of his condition.
However, she said she is proud of him because he "keeps going" and has the "purest most, generous heart."
@Phroetiq, who calls herself Mama Rainbow, added that Dee discovered music when he was just three years old. Although he could barely speak, he developed his talent as a pianist.
Amazingly, Dee could also sing songs he wrote himself — and in perfect English as well despite his speech impediment.
The message touched the hearts of many tweeps. It has racked up over 260 likes and 35 retweets so far. Tweeps sent their birthday wishes to Dee.
People living with autism have proven time and again that they can overcome their condition to make incredible achievements.
Briefly.co.za recently reported on the inspiring story of an autistic young lady who graduated from high school.
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