Boy With Down Syndrome Rejected By Every Girl Before Dance, Mom Loses It When She Sees His Date
Daniel Rivas, 17, who has Down syndrome, faced rejections when he asked girls to the homecoming dance. However, 10th grader Kylie Fronius stepped in, asking him to be her date. Moved by Kylie’s gesture, Daniel’s mother, Tonya Rivas, said, “Someone took the time to take my son to homecoming.”
Kylie’s invitation went viral, and KVVU covered the story. The FOX5 Surprise Squad, known for acknowledging kindness, joined in, providing an even more special night. They arranged for a Rolls Royce, a fancy dinner, and a grand entrance at the dance for Daniel and Kylie.
Daniel was overcome with joy during the night. KVVU’s story about their heartwarming experience garnered over 2 million YouTube views, with viewers praising Kylie and the Surprise Squad’s generosity.