Mom Takes Son To Dinner, Then A Customer Hands Waitress A Note About His Behavior

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To celebrate Labor Day weekend, Ashley England went out to dinner with her family. As any parent will tell you, bringing kids along to a restaurant can be difficult but Ashley is the proud mom of a son with special needs. For her family, going to a restaurant can beparticularlychallenging.

During dinner, 8-year-oldRiley was getting a littletoo rowdy. He started hitting the table, throwing things, and screaming, and Ashley could tell he was bothering some of the other diners seated near the family.

Rileysuffers from a severe form of epilepsy thatcauses himtohaveseizures.

Then,Ashley’s waitress approached the table. She assumed the worst, and mentally prepared herself for a complaint about Riley. But it was just the opposite.

Watch Ashley and her family revealthe notebelow…

Ashley England / Facebook

This is Riley. He has special needs.

Since he was just a baby, Riley has suffered from a severe form of epilepsy that causes him to have seizures.

Little did he and his family know, a simple gesture was about to touch their lives forever.

One night, Riley went to dinner with his family at the Stag & Doe restaurant in North Carolina.

His mom, Ashley, prepared for the worst when Riley began acting rowdy and aggravating some of the customers.

Ashley England / Facebook

Suddenly, Ashley’s waitress approached her table and handed her this note from a nearby stranger.

Ashley began to cry.

The stranger also paid for the family’s meal.

Ashley England / Facebook

“Little did he know what struggles we had been facing lately and this was surely needed at that moment,” Ashley said.

It wasn’t long before this story went viral.

Riley wanted the mystery diner, whoever he or she was, to see his note of appreciation.

Even the smallest gesture can have the biggest impact.

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