Dog Makes Friends with DS Boy

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Dog Makes Friends with DS Boy
Wed, 10-02-2013 - 3:13pm

This is heartwarming video:

In a 4-minute YouTube video posted by the child's mother, who notes that her son's condition means he usually avoids contact, a toddler from Buenos Aires named Hernan initially keeps his distance from a golden Lab named Himalaya. The dog then gently reaches out a paw and nuzzles Hernan's leg playfully before licking his left hand. 

Himalaya then sits up on her hind legs and tenderly places a paw on Hernan's shoulder. The dog continues to interact with the boy until Hernan finally leans over around the 3:15 mark of the video and appears to give the dog a hug in a heartwarming moment that has received more than 1.2 million views. 

Read more: http://www.today.com/news/labrador-befriends-toddler-down-syndrome-melts-hearts-8C11319748

Did your heart melt watching like mine did?