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Watch The Happiest Moment Of A 20-Year-Old Down Syndrome Boy

20-year-old Rion Holcombe applied to Clemson University’s LIFE program, which is designed for students with intellectual disabilities. When he got a big envelope from the school, his parents turned on the camera. His reaction is our #FEELGOODFRIDAY.

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20-year-old Rion Holcombe applied to Clemson University’s LIFE program, which is designed for students with intellectual disabilities

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When he got a big envelope from the school, his parents turned on the camera

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After appearing to skim over the letter, Holcombe's father helps his son with the wording. "What's that first word right there?" the dad asks Rion. "It says 'congratulations.'"

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At that point, Rion begins to put the pieces together, widens his eyes and realizes he is going to be a college student. "I got accepted?" he said excitedly as his father continues to read the letter's good news.

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Needless to say, Rion plans to accept Clemson LIFE's invitation. "You're going to be a college student," Susan told her son. "You're going to be a Clemson Tiger."

"This is an amazing two-year program for a small number of young adults with special needs. This isn't a program in which one can earn a degree," Susan said in a statement.

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"Right now, Clemson is one of five universities in SC with a LIFE program. I love that kids like Rion get to experience college life and this type of independence. Proud of my alma mater!"

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WATCH: The touching moment Rion Holcombe opens his acceptance letter. His reaction is worth every penny of the price of admission.

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Here’s the video Rion submitted as part of his college application. No wonder he got accepted!

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According to Clemson LIFE's website, the program is designed for students with intellectual disabilities to better acclimate themselves in their community

The program may not give out a degree, but it will help its students discover who they are and what they want to do, develop social skills and even seek jobs and internships.

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