5th graders cheer on a student with cerebral palsy during a basketball game: Video

Francis, 8, just started sharing recess time with the 5th graders last week.
1:17 | 09/21/19

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bring them in. An amazing moment during school recess in North Carolina. Janai Norman is here with that story. Good morning. Good morning, guys. This is a really sweet story. The kind that puts a big old smile on our face. A teacher at topsail elementary school took this video of a group of fifth graders just playing around, playing basketball at recess and then you see them bring in third grader Francis Veras who has cerebral palsy and is in a wheelchair there. So he makes a perfect pass to a classmate who Dunks it. There he is with the assist. Everyone rushes to congratulate Francis on his play. His mother said she had no idea about any of this until she got a call. Miss Wilson, the principal, called me and asked me did you see the video and I was very surprised. The action with the children seeing all the faces, they enjoying a lot the moment and it's very like -- I'm grateful for that. It made me feel good seeing how happy he was. And you can see how excited Francis was in that video with his mom. He is 8 years old and just started sharing recess time with those fifth graders last week but he obviously has already made some great moments. Beautiful moment. Especially when the mom said video. You could see his face light up. Antonio brown backlash.

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