The internet is really good at coming together and rallying behind one simple cause. Sometimes it’s for something really stupid like naming a boat “Boaty McBoatface” and other times it’s to help a father in need.
James Dutton is the father of a 19-year-old son with autism. One his son’s favorite things to do is watch old episodes of Postman Pat, a show on the BBC that premiered in 1981 and is still running today. Dutton recently went to Twitter to ask for a VHS tape of Postman Pat’s Prize Postbag.
The internet was happy to help.
Even after countless people offered their help, Dutton still did not have a copy of the VHS.
Eventually a woman named Jill said she had a copy but she saw Dutton’s tweet in the knick of time.
Thankfully this story has a happy ending but now Dutton has a new problem. Sharing.
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