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A school set up a fake tournament, where a disabled volunteer thought he was a judge, but in a surprise ceremony, the entire school was actually there to honour him!

 

There’s a new campaign aimed at spreading joy and kindness. It’s a project called “Dude. Be Nice” and the latest stop on the “nice” tour landed them at Reading High School in Berks County.

Bobby Weitzel has been volunteering at Reading High School in Pennsylvania since 1969.

He has intellectual disabilities, but after falling into a deep hole and breaking his back in three places, he became physically disabled, too. His disabilities have never stopped him from showing up to the high school every day to help the students.

With the help of Dude. Be Nice, an apparell company that focuses on spreading the good in the world, the high school decided to show Bobby how much they appreciate him.

Star player Lonnie Walker called Weitzel to the court, and had him toss an alley-oop. After Walker threw down a thunderous jam, he and his teammates stood in a line on the baseline, showing off t-shirts that spelled out Bobby.

Weitzel was then led to a throne in the middle of the court, given a crown and celebrated for the next hour.

Check out the incredible video below:


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