As our friends over at The Autism Site well know, processing oddities bring a host of social issues. Take for example eleven-year-old Michigander Colin, who didn’t even want to celebrate his birthday. With a spectrum disorder similar to Asperger’s, Colin has a hard time making friends, and it broke his mom’s heart. So his mom Jennifer took to Facebook and reached out not only to friends, but complete strangers. And wouldn’t you know it? Colin had far more friends than he ever imagined. See how the Internet can bring people together even so far apart by clicking play below.