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Special Needs Student Is Crowned Homecoming Queen! Watch Her Priceless Reaction HERE!

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Aww, consider our hearts officially melted!!

Melissa Andrade, a high school student with cerebal palsy, won homecoming queen after an aggressive campaign to bring awareness to wheelchair-bound kids everywhere.

Melissa, who was asked to homecoming by a member of the football team, was OVERJOYED when she was crowned queen.

Andrade gushed:

"I'm so happy. I can't thank everyone enough."

[ Related: NBA Player Gives A Special Needs Boy The Shirt Off His Back! ]

Watch Melissa's inspiring and heartwarming moment (below)!

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"Dear Future Mom" — Woman Concerned About Her Unborn Child With Down Syndrome Will Have Her Fears Eased When She Watches His Heartwarming Video

You're going to need to bust out the tissues for this one.

In honor of World Down Syndrome day, which is tomorrow, a woman has written a letter about her unborn child who she discovered has down syndrome.

CoorDown, the coordinator of the Italian Assocation of People with Down Syndrome has released this touching video to ease her concerns and fears about parenting a child with special needs.

After she asks, "I'm scared: What kind of life will my child have?" you see children and adults who promise her that her child will be okay and will be able to live a happy and fulfilling life.

Just wait until you see these inspiring people's stories (above)!

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NBA Player Zach Randolph LITERALLY Gives A Special Needs Boy The Shirt Off His Back!

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It looks like Christmas came early for one very special little Memphis Grizzlies fan!

On the court, Zach Randolph is one of the most feared big men in the NBA! But during a recent matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder, he showed his softer side!

Will, a young special needs Grizzlies fan caught Zach's eye on the sidelines and he went over to greet him! But Z-Bo didn't stop there, as he LITERALLY gave the kiddie the shirt off his back as an early Christmas present!!

Wow!! What a nice guy!!

Zach was also given the Kia Assist award last month for his contributions to the community, including donating hundreds of turkeys and hams to local families on Thanksgiving!

Well done, big man!

Ch-ch-check out Will wearing his shirt …AFTER THE JUMP!!!

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Colin Farrell Opens Up About His Special Needs Son And How Inspiring He Is!

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We bet a lot of people even forget that Colin Farrell has two sons, let alone a son with special needs!

And guess what? He's an EXCELLENT father who is continuously inspired by his little one on a daily basis!

Colin had a son — James — with model Kim Bordenave, and he was born with a rare genetic disorder called Angelman Syndrome! Regardless of how frightening and difficult it can be, Colin focuses on what really comes from having a son at all: an enlightenment of his life that inspires him to be a better man!

Here's what he said:

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School Allowed Special Needs Student To Perform Self Harm Under Teacher Supervision

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Are you kidding???

A school's principal and head teacher, with approval from the child's parent, allowed one of their students to cut thyself!

This happened after the school briefly implemented a "controlled self-harm" policy. Wow!

The student was brought to the bathroom and given a clean razor to cut with. Afterwards, the student's wounds was dressed by the school nurse.

Here's what a spokeswoman for the school said:

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Oscar Pistorius Gets Transferred To A Handicap Friendly Jail!

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Well that's nice.

After murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, Oscar Pistorius was put in prison, but considering that he doesn't have legs, the everyday jail cell was not fit for him.

So in order to accommodate his needs, the South African Police Department moved him into a jail that's better suited for a double amputee.

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Guy Pearce: My Wife & Special Needs Sister Taught Me Tons

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It's hard not the get a HUGE head when you've been a TV and movie star for 26 years — but somehow Guy Pearce has managed to stay grounded!

The Prometheus star credits his humility to his sister Tracy, who suffers from

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