How These 5th Grade Football Players Responded To Their Waterboy Being Bullied Will Move You To Tears

You’re about to have 45 new heroes.

1. Grab the tissues.

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2. This is Danny. A first-grader in Bridgewater, Mass, Danny suffered from a brain hemorrhage shortly after he was born. He is also the waterboy for the fifth grade football team.

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3. When his fifth-grade teammates learned kids were picking on Danny for wearing a tie and jacket, and for having a speech impediment, they decided to do something about it.

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4. They rallied behind Danny by all coming to school donning suits and ties.

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5. As a first grader, NOTHING is cooler than 45 fifth-graders having your back.

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6. Danny’s mom told WCVB that before he went to bed he was crying. When she asked him what was wrong, he said he felt very loved.

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