11-year-old Bo normally eats alone but was joined by the wide receiver for Florida State University on this special day.
Every day, Leah Paske worries that her 11-year-old son, Bo, will have trouble at school because he has autism. Let’s face it, between cliques, bullying, and homework, school can be hard. Fortunately, her fears were alleviated for at least one day when she learned that Travis Rudolph, the wide receiver for the Florida State University football team, decided to sit next to Bo during lunch.
Rudolph was visiting the Montford Middle School with a few teammates for a community outreach program. When lunch came around, he noticed that Bo was eating alone. So, he grabbed his pizza and joined the young man.
When Leah was shown the photo, she began to cry. She wrote in a Facebook post:
“I do remember middle school being scary, and hard. Now that I have a child starting middle school, I have feelings of anxiety for him, and they can be overwhelming if I let them.”
“This is one day I didn’t have to worry if my sweet boy ate lunch alone, because he sat across from someone who is a hero in many eyes. Travis Rudolph thank you so much, you made this momma exceedingly happy, and have made us fans for life!” she added.
Several times lately I have tried to remember my time in middle school, did I like all my teachers, do I even remember…
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