- A 7-year-old boy surprised his nanny by throwing her a personalised prom
- Her own senior prom was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown
- News of his kind gesture went viral and he was lauded by thousands via social media
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The Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns have changed the plans for billions of people around the world.
One such example is that many schools have closed and even those who have graduated, aren't able to celebrate as they usually would.
Rachel Chapman was devastated that she would miss out on one of the highlights of her academic career, her senior prom, due to the lockdown regulations.
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The American teenager has been working as a nanny for an amazing young child, named Curtis.
When Curtis learnt of the prom cancellation, the 7-year-old boy decided to arrange a customised event just for Rachel.
He partnered her of course and the pair dressed up smartly. Pics of the lockdown prom were shared via Twitter by Rachel's mother, Becky Chapman.
The tweet can be seen below:
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Briefly.co.za gathered that the wonderful gesture melted many hearts and some of the reactions can be seen below.
Twittr user @scoopstroop said,
"This is so beyond sweet. I’ve been nannying for the past year and my lil kids are about to move away. This brought tears to my eyes."
Cindy McM (@mcm_cindy) added,
"That little cutie pie is going to be a heart-breaker! This is so precious."
Ron Andrews (@RonAndrews3) said,
"Welp, I was wondering what was going to get me emotional today. Thanks for making my decision for me. God bless the both of them."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported that an amusing video was shared on social media showing a man rapping.
He was rhyming about children going back to school next week and he was more than relieved.
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