December 20th, 2013
10:56 AM ET

Wait Until You See This Man With Down Syndrome Find Out He's Going To College

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," a special needs man lights up after finding out he's been accepted to college.

Rion Holcombe,20, has down syndrome, but he knows no bounds.

So he applied to a program at Clemson university designed for students with special needs, and just the other day, got a letter saying he was in.

See his reaction above and if you have #GoodStuff news, let us know!

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  1. claudia whitehurst

    I wish this young man " ALL THE LUCK IN THE WORLD" Congratulation !!!! =)

    December 21, 2013 at 11:55 am | Reply
  2. For Life

    Wonderful story. His mom was probably advised to have an abortion. Thank God she chose life.

    December 20, 2013 at 5:20 pm | Reply
  3. For Life

    Wonderful story. His mother was probably advised to have an abortion. Thank God she chose life.

    December 20, 2013 at 5:11 pm | Reply
  4. Trent

    I am glad for this stories. To often we are told that mental disabilities are a tragedy, limiting a person to nothing more than menial labor. We cannot discount anyone because of an immutable characteristic. I hope that he goes on to do great things.

    December 20, 2013 at 4:36 pm | Reply
  5. Cynthia uible-Bryson

    What is going on with the kid who should go to prison rather then rehab

    December 20, 2013 at 4:32 pm | Reply
  6. Jean Thorne

    This is so wonderful! I wish there had been such a program for my sister (she has CP) it would have made her life so much better. I wish all the best for this young man. God Bless him.

    December 20, 2013 at 4:29 pm | Reply

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