WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Thursday morning, you may wake up to find this video being sharedon Facebook: a camera captures the moment ayoung man with Down syndrome finds out he is accepted to a college program. His reaction is priceless.
His mother Susan Holcombeposted the video on YouTubeearlier this month ofRion Holcombeopening an important piece of mail from Clemson. She writes in the video description: "Rion Holcombe, a 20 year old with Down syndrome, gets a special letter in the mail......and his dream come true, the chance to become a college student!"
WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: http://youtu.be/2UtymXSMsDU
According to Susan Holcombe, Rion Holcombe was accepted intotheClemsonLIFE program for young adults with special needs. Find out more about the program here: http://www.clemson.edu/hehd/departments/culife/
Susan Holcombe also posted the video of Rion Holcombe's video submission for ClemsonLIFE. See it here: http://youtu.be/-nVfk2Fr5no