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Dad Honors Son With Disabilities With Incredibly Sweet Rap Song

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Eight-year-old Jared was born with several disabilities including cerebral palsy, epilepsy and hydrocephalus, a condition that leads to brain swelling, due to a stroke he suffered in utero. He cannot walk, see or speak. But to his dad, he’s a real superstar.

Jared’s dad, Jayce Correia, is so inspired by the courage Jared shows every day that he decided to write a rap about him, according to The Huffington Post. He posted a video of himself performing the rap for Jared on Facebook last week, and it’s already garnered more than half a million views.

Though he can’t see his dad in front of him, Jared visibly lights up when Correia starts singing. “He might not be able to see, or comprehend much, but boy can he hear and feel a rhythm!,” Correia told The Huffington Post.

Watch his touching performance in the video below.

h/t Huffington Post

To learn more about Jared’s journey, click here or visit his family’s Facebook page.

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Originally published: February 2, 2015
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