Seeing that one of their classmates was going through a difficult time and needed a little cheering up, a group of kind-hearted school learners went out of their way to give him a special surprise.
The class rallied together to buy some shoes and collected clothes for their friend. A video was shared on social media of the young boy’s classmates handing him wrapped gift boxes.
The young boy was surprised by the gesture and was moved to tears as he opened up his presents. He said he really appreciated the gift, prompting his friend to joke that he was going to make the whole class start crying too, Briefly.co.za discovered.
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One of his friends proudly explained that the class was happy to help their deserving friend:
“This is nothing...With all the stuff you’ve done for everyone in this class, you deserve way more than this."
Stephanie Myers, the older sister of one of the classmates, shared her views on social media. “This video is so emotional and filled with love. You just never know what kids go through, but it’s kids like them who give us hope,” she wrote.
While many social media users were touched by the kind gesture, many felt it was unnecessary to share the video on social media. Facebook users, Stef Porter and Wynona Lee, agreed that the parents of the child may feel embarrassed about their situation.
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