An 11-year-old boy’s heartwrenching video made its rounds on social media on Saturday.
Twitter user @Zackwyd posted that his mom passed away on Saturday morning. The woeful admission pulled at the heartstrings of all who watched the little boy pour his heart out in the 22-second video.
“Guys. My mom just passed away today. She had diabetes,” he said as he wept. “And I just wanted to say that if I can post the videos because…”
The pre-teen paused seemingly tried to collect himself before continuing.
“I’m totally crying…*says something unintelligible*,” as he broke down and the video ended.
My mom just passed ❤️ pic.twitter.com/gBK8Riv42i
— Zack (@zackwyd) April 24, 2021
@Zackwyd appears to be a gamer with an affinity for Fortnite.
The tweet which has garnered almost 500,000 views had Twitter users completely in their feelings. The social media platform’s users and fellow gamers offered words of encouragement, support and even offered the 11-year-old boy help with resources and money.
I’m here for you if you ever need to talk I lost my mom from diabetes as a kid as well DMS always open Keep chasing your dreams and make your momma proud
— Road To 1k Dub (@DownBadDub) April 24, 2021
The entire community is with you man ❤ she’s watching over you now. Continue to make her proud!
— UncleJacksGaming (@CoryRobinson19) April 25, 2021
Baby, I’m sorry for your loss. what do you need right now? Do you have support? There’s a whole world of Aunties ready to ride for you. Please dm me.❤
— Keka Araújo (@KAraujoNWT) April 25, 2021
Damn stay strong pic.twitter.com/UBMDbIaIRU
— (@AlexRey02563883) April 24, 2021
She’s gonna be looking down on you from now on, make her proud bro I believe you ❤️
— HVC Hamma (@OkayHamma) April 25, 2021
i’ve lost a parent as well, and zack please know from the sincerest part of me to you that i’m so sorry you’re having to go through this. I’m here if you want to talk to someone who knows what that feels like. Make her proud, babez. pic.twitter.com/4uLNzefJmJ
— apple lapple (@oopalfoopal) April 25, 2021
Losing a parent is life-changing, especially as a child. We’re praying for the little gamer and his family.