Mum shares the touching gesture her son made to an upset boy on first day of school

Must See 30/08/2019

A mum's Facebook post about the kind thing her young son did for a stranger at school is going viral online.

The mum's post has been liked and shared tens of thousands of times since it was first uploaded.

"I’m so proud of my son, he seen a kid balled up into a corner crying, so he went to console him, grabbed his hand and walked him inside of the school!" she wrote.

"It is an honour to raise such a loving, compassionate child! He’s a kid with a big heart, the first day of school started off right."

As you can imagine, many people commented praising the young boy.

"How wonderful. These two young boys are so adorable and this moment of compassion is helping all of us adults remember that LOVE is where it's at!" one person wrote.

"What a beautiful child with a beautiful heart!" another added.

The mother of the boy who was a bit upset even saw the post. She also shared her thanks online...

"Tell your son I said thank you so very much! That little boy that he helped is my son and is autistic, I worry every day he going to get bullied because he's different and your son just absolutely warmed my heart. If there were more kids like him I wouldn't worry about such things."

This is such a beautiful story and we're so pleased it's getting shared around the world!