Video captures students helping boy in wheelchair play basketball

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Staff at Topsail Elementary School captured a heartwarming moment of students helping others that will give you all the feels.

The school shared a video on social media of students playing basketball with a classmate, Francis Veras Espina, who is in a wheelchair. The students ran a play so Francis could dunk the ball.

Topsail Elementary caption the video, “Some lessons can’t be taught in a classroom.”

Pender County Schools spokesman says it happened Thursday and the students were all in the same grade.

The uplifting moment has gone viral with more than 42,000 views in less than a day.

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