More than $200,000 has been raised to send a bullied Australian schoolboy with dwarfism on a dream journey to Disneyland.
A video of nine-year-old Quaden Bayles was uploaded to Facebook by his mom, displaying the schoolboy in tears, after he was picked on at college.
The clip, which has been seen greater than 16 million occasions, led to an outpouring of assist from all over the world.
A Go-Fund Me web page was arrange by US comedian Brad Williams to send the boy, from Queensland, to Disneyland.
By Friday afternoon, it had surpassed the $10,000 and had reached almost $250,000.
Williams stated: “This is not only for Quaden, that is for anybody who has been bullied of their lives and advised they weren’t ok.
“Let’s present Quaden and others that there’s good on this planet and they’re worthy of it.”
Bayles was born with a situation referred to as achondroplasia dwarfism, which Williams additionally lives with.
The Greatest Showman and Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman additionally reached out to Bayles, posting a video saying: “Quaden, you might be stronger than you understand mate, and it doesn’t matter what, you’ve acquired a good friend in me.
“So, everybody lets please be variety to one another, bullying shouldn’t be OK.
“Life is hard enough, so let’s remember, every person in front of us is facing some kind of battle, so let’s just be kind.”
Commenting on the video, Mark Hamill, who performed Luke Skywalker in Star Wars, stated: “The cruelty is as astonishing as it is heartbreaking.”
Bayles has additionally been invited to lead out the National Rugby League’s Indigenous All-Stars staff earlier than Saturday’s NRL pre-season match in opposition to the Maori All-Stars.