Copyright ©2018 Distractify, Inc. All rights reserved.

Twitter Helps Dad Find Rare VHS Tape For Son With Autism

Twitter Helps Dad Find Rare VHS Tape For Son With Autism
6 months ago

The internet is really good at coming together and rallying behind one simple cause. Sometimes it's for something really stupid like naming a boat "Boaty McBoatface" and other times it's to help a father in need. 

James Dutton is the father of a 19-year-old son with autism. One his son's favorite things to do is watch old episodes of Postman Pat, a show on the BBC that premiered in 1981 and is still running today. Dutton recently went to Twitter to ask for a VHS tape of Postman Pat's Prize Postbag.

The internet was happy to help. 

Even after countless people offered their help, Dutton still did not have a copy of the VHS. 

Eventually a woman named Jill said she had a copy but she saw Dutton's tweet in the knick of time. 

Thankfully this story has a happy ending but now Dutton has a new problem. Sharing.