A tweet from a proud older brother requesting his younger brother’s prom photo to go viral has left many Twitter users feeling emotional.
The photo features Justin and his date Victoria, both of whom have Down’s syndrome, standing together hand-in-hand in their formal attire.
Jigg’s request was quickly fulfilled as the photo has since garnered over 250,000 retweets and 650,000 likes.
The photo was so touching that one follower expressed crying tears of joy upon seeing it.
Justin and Victoria attended Night To Shine, a prom event for individuals aged 14 and above with special needs.
Jigg later updated his followers, sharing that the two had a wonderful time at the event.
Jigg shared that Justin and Victoria shared plenty of smiles, dances, and laughter throughout the night, making it an amazing experience for both of them.
Additionally, he shared a photo of himself with his mother and brother taken on the eventful evening.
Justin looked sharp in a black tuxedo with a silver waistcoat and bow tie, while Victoria wore a black dress with a decorative top.
Twitter users had nothing but kind words for the “beautiful” couple, with many complimenting Justin’s radiant smile.
Many Twitter users also commended Jigg for being a great older brother and encouraged him and Justin to continue being there for each other.
One Twitter user even shared that the photo had moved her to tears of joy and had made her year.
Later on, Jigg conveyed a personal message from his mother, expressing gratitude towards everyone for their kind words.
He explained: ‘She is thrilled and trying to read ALL of the beautiful comments. She says: “Thank you and god bless”.’
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