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The Internet Attends Teen’s Birthday party after no one showed up

The Internet Attends Teen’s Birthday party after no one showed up

Hey there is power in Social Media, now imagine holding a birthday bash and the people you invited didn’t show up after making all the preparations, that is what happened to Odin – the boy with Aspergers Syndrome ( Aspergers Syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that is characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction and non-verbal communication, alongside restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests).  To celebrate his 13th birthday, Odin Camus’ mom planned an extra-fun party, complete with bowling, balloons, and his favorite food. But Melissa Camus says her efforts were derailed when not a single one of her son’s classmates RSVP’d for the party.

She decided to make a post on her Facebook page narrating her ordeal:

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…..and OMG the reactions this post got was a lot, from Celebrities and Soccer teams, almost everyone in Canada wished Odin a Happy Birthday, it was so touching – check some of the popular ones

Popular Basketball team wished him a happy birthday
The Internet Attends Teen's Birthday party after No one Came.

Ubisoft – one of the best video game developers also participated

The Internet Attends Teen's Birthday party after No one Came.

 

 

He trended on Twitter

The Internet Attends Teen's Birthday party after No one Came.

 

 

Carrie Underwood  sent him a warm birthday message

The Internet Attends Teen's Birthday party after No one Came.

 

Even the animals wanted Odin to know how they felt

The Internet Attends Teen's Birthday party after No one Came.

If you search for #OdinBirthday on twitter you’d see so many tweets from various people around the world wishing him a happy birthday, Odin received so many calls from people around the World and more than 4,000 people sent him “happy birthday” text messages. Also, more than 6,000 people RSVP’d to Odin’s birthday online.

In the end, he arrived at the bowling alley in a stretch limo, with reporters and photographers waiting, and around 450 locals waiting to celebrate with him.

Now, that’s how to celebrate a Birthday party thanks to the Internet.

 

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  1. Anonymous March 26, 2015
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