Facebook Saved This Boy’s Birthday Party

Glenn Buratti, a 6-year-old mildly autistic/epileptic boy from Osceola County, Florida had a birthday party earlier this month that nobody showed up to.

This is Glenn Buratti, a 6-year-old from Osceola County, Florida. He has mild autism and epilepsy. Earlier this month, his mom Ashlee threw him a birthday party, inviting 16 children from his class. No one showed up.

“I know this might be something silly to rant about, but my heart is breaking for my son. We invited his whole class (16 kids) over for his 6th birthday party today. Not one kid came,” Ashlee, his mother, posted on a local Facebook group.

“I know this might be something silly to rant about, but my heart is breaking for my son. We invited his whole class (16 kids) over for his 6th birthday party today. Not one kid came,” Ashlee posted on a local Facebook group.

After reading this post, 15 parents brought their children to his party. And they weren’t the only ones to show up…

After posting on the group, 15 children from the area and their parents turned up, but not just them.

Local firefighters and police officers from the community also came over.

Firefighters and police officers from the community started pulling up to the house.

And they brought presents!

With presents!

Awesome people from the Sheriff’s Office and Osceola County Fire Rescue gave Glenn the party of a lifetime.

Crews from the Sheriff’s Office and Osceola County Fire Rescue gave Glenn the superstar treatment.

“I’m sure the neighbors were peeking out of their windows or taking cover,” Glenn’s father John posted on Facebook.

"I'm sure the neighbors were peeking out of their windows or taking cover," Glenn's dad John wrote on Facebook.

“Such an amazing thing for our local law enforcement and fire fighters to do for us,” he wrote.

"Such an amazing thing for our local law enforcement and fire fighters to do for us," he wrote.

The Osceola County Sheriff’s department even flew a helicopter over the party scene low enough for the Pilot to wave at Glenn.

The Osceola County Sheriff's office even flew a helicopter low enough over Glenn's party that the pilot was able to wave at him.

Facebook and the amazing community of Osceola County has restored our faith in humanity!

Sometimes when you ask the internet for help they actually come through!

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