Here’s Why Some People Are Getting Emotional About The Family Who Brought Blockbuster To Their Autistic Son
Twitter user @Javiii_Zuniga posted what quickly became a viral tweet of his family’s truly unconditional love. According to his tweet, when the Blockbuster store in his family’s town finally closed, @Javiii_Zuniga’s 20-year-old brother was devastated. As @Javiii_Zuniga mentions, his brother in on the autism spectrum and the closing of the store really took a toll on him. So his parents did what they could to ease the blow. They built him his own mini Blockbuster fully stacked with his favorite movies.
@Javiii_Zuniga recently posted this tweet of his 20-year-old autistic brother getting the sweetest surprise: his own Blockbuster store.
MY AUTISTIC BROTHER WAS SAD THAT BLOCK BUSTER WAS CLOSING DOWN SO MY PARENTS MADE A MINI ONE AT HOME FOR HIM! ?❤️ pic.twitter.com/B4oo74NBvi
— jaavii (@Javiii_Zuniga) April 23, 2017
“My autistic brother was sad that Block Buster (sic) was closing down so my parents made a mini one at home for him! ? ❤️,” reads @Javiii_Zuniga’s tweet.
Excuse me while I powder my nose and not cry about this.
The sheer outpouring of love for the parents’ selfless act has touched thousands of people.
@Javiii_Zuniga THIS IS THE CUTEST IM CRYINF
— a? (@okayambxr) April 23, 2017
As of the posting of this article, the tweet had been liked 120,000 times and retweeted 30,000 times.
People can’t get over just how adorable this seemingly small gesture is to the brother.
— c (@celinessanchez) April 24, 2017
People are grateful that @Javiii_Zuniga shared this touching moment with the world.
@Javiii_Zuniga You and your parents are wonderful souls!! No better love then the love from an autistic child. This warms my heart. Thank you for sharing!
— Catherine Goad (@ImpossibleGrl11) April 24, 2017
The parents were on their game as they opened their mini, family-owned Blockbuster the same day the town’s closed.
— ? (@sexforchicken) April 24, 2017
As for this young man’s parents, thumbs up!
This is such a powerful and heartwarming gesture.
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