This Was the Perfect Way to Say Goodbye to High School


With one month until graduation, 20-year-old Dane Porter made his drumming debut. And it was percussion perfection.

The senior, who has Down syndrome, was invited to play with the Waxahachie High School band at a pep rally in April for a Special Olympics meet. Watch that performance below to witness some serious joy.

“Dane has taught me a lot over the past two decades,” Porter’s friend wrote on YouTube, “but one of the biggest things is that if you have someone in your life that isn’t capable of performing at the same level as the experts, we should still find ways for them to participate and be involved in the things they love.”


h/t CBS


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