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Boy with Autism Gets 5,000 Birthday Cards from Kind Strangers

March 18, 2015

Hunter, a 9-year-old with autism has a birthday to remember last Sunday when he received over 5,000 birthday cards from strangers around the world. Hunter's father Chad, earlier in the year asked his Facebook contacts if they could send birthday cards for his son. The Facebook post would later go viral receiving over 10,000 shares and counting.

Chad told the New York Daily News to the response "Hunter is my best friend. What wouldn't you do for your best friend? He was absolutely blown away when he saw them all. A little overwheleed, but very, very excited."

You can read the entire story at The New York Daily News here