Keith Griffith, a 19-year-old Satsuma High School graduate, has Down syndrome. Determined to attend college, the 2016 graduate decided to apply for a program at the University of South Alabama. When the time finally came for Keith to open his college acceptance letter, his reaction to being accepted was heartwarming.
According to Fox News, the program Keither applied for is designed for students with special needs ranging from 19-25 that teaches them how to become more independent. They also teach how to apply for jobs.
When the time finally came for Keith to open his college acceptance letter, his mother was front and center to document this life-changing moment. This was the moment that her and Keith would find out if his dream of being among students like him and creating opportunities would come true.
As Keith opened his letter, his mother captured him saying, “I made it.” Excited at the good news, Keith’s mother shared the story to her private social media page to allow family and friends to see. Moved by Keith’s acceptance, someone shared the clip, making it go viral.
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