Cleveland Vacuum Company Gives Autistic Virginia Boy An Amazing Birthday Present

click to enlarge JODIE GREENE VIA WTVR
JODIE GREENE VIA WTVR
BuzzFeed, ever the social portal into what makes humans the best and the worst, gives us today a look at 14-year-old Dylan Johnson, an autistic teenager from Virginia who loves vacuum cleaners. 

When his mother, Jodie Greene, reached out to Cleveland-based Kirby Vacuums, salesman Al Archie came out to their house to do a personal presentation of the company's products. The surprise was tremendous, his mother says.

“[Dylan] was more excited than I have ever seen him,” Jodie says. “It was wonderful to see true happiness.”

At the end of the demo, Archie gave the vacuum to Dylan as a present.

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Eric Sandy is an award-winning Cleveland-based journalist. For a while, he was the managing editor of Scene. He now contributes jam band features every now and then.
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