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Mom Helps Son's Birthday Go Viral

February 12, 2014

Usually it's only a celebrity birthday that goes viral but 10-year-old Colin of Kalamazoo, Mich., has become an online superstar. His mom set up a birthday Facebook page after Colin, who as difficulty with social skills, told her that he didn't want to celebrate because he has no friends. His birthday isn't until March 9 but the messages of congratulations came pouring in on the page, which now has over 1 Million likes. Not only that, Colin has received more than 40,000 birthday cards and letters in the mail from all over the world. 

This is Colin's mom's original Facebook message that is making his 11th birthday one to remember: