An eight-year-old boy comforting a classmate who has autism and was crying on the first day of school has warmed many hearts on-line. Courtney Coko Moore clicked the image of her 8-year-old son Christian holding the hand of the seemingly nervous boy at Minneha Elementary School, Kansas, and shared the story on Facebook.
“I’m so proud of my son, he seen a kid balled up into a corner crying, so he went to console him, grabbed his hand and walked him inside of the school! It is an honour to raise such a loving, compassionate child! He’s a kid with a big heart, the first day of school started off right,” wrote Moore whereas sharing the image of the 2 boys.
Once shared on-line, the submit went viral and caught the eye of many, together with the mom of the opposite child within the image. “Tell your son I said thank you so very much! That little boy he helped is my son and is autistic, I worry every day that he is going to get bullied for being different and your son just absolutely warmed my heart. If there were more children like him I wouldn’t worry about such things,” April Cites replied to the submit, KWCH12 reported.
Netizens have been left emotional after the image went viral, with many praising the little boy for his humble gesture. “In a world of division by every means, these kids showed what is compassion.. loving it,” learn one of the numerous feedback on the viral submit.