Tyler Ford has been diagnosed with Cri-du-chat condition. This makes it difficult for him to move since his motor skills are affected by the disease. He likewise feels constant pain from hip dysplasia. Even with his condition, Tyler never wavers with his self-esteem as he often smiles and finds joy in the simplest of things. Recently, his aunt, Christy Ford, asked their community to help raise funds to buy Tyler with a book filled with photos of dogs.
According to Christy, Tyler loves looking at the photos of dogs. There is something in dogs that make the teenager’s day happier, Christy added. In the post, Christy explained the condition of her nephew. She said that Tyler would celebrate his 22nd birthday, and it would be apt to give the boy this kind of gift.
Christy also mentioned in the post that life is already hard for Tyler, and this request could lighten the mood of the young man. Little did Christy know that her Facebook post would soon receive traction online as it went viral. She then received messages of support from different people. This made her very happy because many people want to lend a hand to someone they do not even know.
Christy said that people started to ask her regarding the details of Tyler. In the same way, the same people likewise asked Tyler’s address so that they could mail the books to the young man. Soon enough, books and letters from different people started to arrive at Tyler’s residence. This development made Tyler very happy.
More than this, Christy said that the thoughts and letters of different people made Tyler emotional as well as energetic. But what made Tyler even joyous was that other donors also sent stuffed toys and other dogs toys for him to enjoy.
Credits to Tyler’s PAW Strings.