Special needs student is so excited about Christmas gift from friend

Special needs student is so excited about Christmas gift from friend

- Jake Marr shared a heartwarming video on Twitter recently

- It shows him handing over an early Christmas gift to his special needs classmate Matthew

- The sheer joy in Matthew's face has warmed the hearts of thousands of people around the world

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A viral video captures the heartwarming moment a US student hands over an early Christmas gift to his special needs classmate.

Jake Marr, from Phoenix, Arizona, posted the video on his Twitter page on 5 December, Briefly.co.za gathered. He captioned it:

Meet Matthew. He is probably the happiest kid I have ever met. He loves cement trucks so I went [out] and got him one for Christmas.

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The sheer joy on Matthew's face while receiving the gift has warmed the hearts of thousands of Twitter users around the world.

The video has racked up an astonishing 98,000 retweets and 470,000 likes so far. It has also received over 2,600 replies from inspired tweeps.

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Twitter users applauded Matthew for his kind, generous, and thoughtful gesture. Matthew's mom, Sarah Giddings, also expressed her appreciation to Jake.

One tweep said he made a similar gesture to another special needs friend.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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