An eight year old boy attends a Justin Timberlake concert as his birthday present. The crowd around him makes enough noise that Justin Timberlake hears, and he sings happy birthday to the boy.
The story is supplemented by
a very moving description of the night by the child’s mother.
I can’t imagine what this poor family is going through. Four year old Taegrin Morris was caught in the seatbelt of a hijacked car and dragged beside the car until he died.
Yeah, my mama she told me “don’t worry about your size”
Started a lot of arguments in the youtube comments about child abuse
“We’re surrounded by children, who since they were born, have watched us living like robots and think it’s the norm. It’s not very likely you’ll make world’s greatest dad if you can’t entertain a child without using an iPad.”
Crazily this is controversial because it features an inter-racial family – namely a black father, a white mother, and a biracial daughter.
The original video on YouTube is now private: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYofm5d5Xdw
The original video immediately drew the normal troll behavior and racist slurs. For a commentary on that see, for example,
Here’s another Cheerios advert featuring the same family. It was produced for the SuperBowl 8 months after the original advertisement: