An Idaho boy with autism had the best birthday ever, thanks to a local football team stepping up to save the day.
Lindsay Larsen gave her son, Christian, 25 invitations to hand out to his classmates. Only 1 child responded yes. Lindsay shared the invite on Facebook and explained the situation. It caught the attention of a friend who knew a local high school football coach. She contacted the coach, who sent a text to his football players, The entire team said they were on board. The day of Christian’s 9th birthday, the team arrived chanting his name and they brought gifts. Lindsay said she’s grateful the community came together for her son.