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Twitter Helps Dad Find Rare VHS Tape For Son With Autism

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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.

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