'This young boy was hospitalized because of a bad asthma attack and was upset that he missed the award ceremony at school,' read the post.
Teachers are the real heroes. They touch our lives in the most impactful ways. That's why every now and then, we see and hear stories of teachers changing the lives of their students. Similarly, in this story, shared by @blstimxh on TikTok, a teacher bring the awards to a child who could not attend the award ceremony due to hospitalization. The text overlay on this video reads, "My son was hospitalized and his teacher came to present the awards as he missed the ceremony." The child's mother captioned this video, "One year ago, my son was in the hospital for a while because of a bad asthma attack and he was so upset that he missed the award ceremony. His wonderful teacher made a special trip to present his award and we will never forget that moment!"
In the video, the child looks at his teacher as she enters. The child is seen resting on the hospital bed. She lays down the certificates one by one with a warm smile. It starts with a gold medal and a few certificates. The teacher also looks at one of her student's younger pictures and says, "You don't look like that anymore" and we hear the child's mother laugh. And "Godspeed" by James Blake plays in the background of this video. This heartwarming video has received 516k views on TikTok, with 84.2k likes and hundreds of comments.
@Dlowee52822 commented, "Teachers are so underappreciated! This is amazing!" Another @HolliBaldwin-Boulwa commented, "Teachers are the backbone of our country! I won't vote for anyone that doesn't agree!" @AlyJ commented, "My hs principal did this for me when I was hospitalized for anaphylaxis (peanut allergy). It was the last day of junior year. I’ve never forgotten it." @Indy commented, "This would totally be me. we complain A LOT but we LOVEEE y’all babies to death. Hope he’s better." @Jess wrote, "These are the type of teachers that deserve everything! She cared."
TikTok is not the only platform where this video received appreciation and love. It was also uploaded on Twitter by @GoodNewsCorrespondent, and they captioned it, "This young boy was hospitalized because of a bad asthma attack and was upset that he missed the award ceremony at school. So his wonderful teacher made a special trip to present him with his awards. AMAZING!!" On Twitter, the video garnered 35.2k views and several comments. Twitter users were also full of appreciation for this teacher. @Poppy wrote, "Congratulations! I hope you are already feeling better!" @Russel Jackoway wrote, "I taught for 37 years and what most don’t realize is that the large majority of teachers would do what this great teacher is doing." @MikeOxhard wrote, "There are great teachers out there. Love to see this."
This young boy was hospitalized because of a bad asthma attack and was upset that he missed the award ceremony at school.— GoodNewsCorrespondent (@GoodNewsCorres1) May 23, 2023
So his wonderful teacher made a special trip to present him with his awards. AMAZING!! (🎥:blsmitxh)
According to research published by Zippia, "83% of students say a teacher helped improve their confidence and self-esteem. 88% of people say their teachers played a significant positive role in their lives." Teachers truly touch and influence our lives and we could not be more grateful for these heroes!