Boy Offers Thanks, Apology After Learning of Viral Birthday Page

fox8.com

A Michigan boy’s story reached millions of people who wanted to make sure he had a great 11th birthday.

His mom set up a Facebook page weeks ago when her son didn’t want a birthday party because he didn’t have friends to invite.

She said he has a disorder that makes socializing a challenge.

In a short time, the “Happy Birthday Colin” Facebook page had 2.1 million likes plus countless messages of love and encouragement.

People also sent Colin cards and gifts to a post office box that was set up in his name.

The surprise was revealed to him on television Friday.  That same day a YouTube video was added with Colin expressing thanks and offering an apology.

He called it a “really big and confusing day” and explained it took a while for him to fully comprehend what had happened.

“I’m sorry you didn’t see my…

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