WATCH: Boy Sings '10,000 Hours' To Baby Brother
A video clip of a young boy singing “10,000 Hours” by Dan + Shay ft. Justin Bieber to his little brother is melting the hearts of millions of people around the world this week.
“I’d spend 10,000 hours, and 10,000 more, if that’s what it takes to learn that sweet heart of yours,” six-year-old Rayce Powell sings while holding Tripp, who was born with Down syndrome, in his arms.
Nicole Powell of Cabot, Arkansas shared the special moment on Facebook on Dec. 30. “This is how Rayce bonds with Tripp,” she explained. “He sings to him all the time. He swear[s] this song is about him and his brother.”
Dan + Shay are among those who watched the clip. In an Instagram post this week, the country duo called it “just the sweetest, most heartwarming video ever.”
They added: “We’ve been watching on repeat and smiling every time.”
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this is just the sweetest, most heartwarming video ever. thanks to everyone who has tagged us in it, we’ve been watching on repeat and smiling every time. couldn’t find nicole powell’s instagram handle, but if anyone knows the family, please tag them in this post, or dm us their info. would love to meet them, or at the very least make a video for rayce + tripp. // here is what nicole wrote on facebook: This is how Rayce bonds with Tripp. He sings to him all the time. He swear this song is about him and his brother. He’s singing, “I’d spend 10,000 hours, and 10,000 more if that’s what it takes to learn that sweet heart of yours. I might never get there but I’m going to try if it’s 10,000 hours or the rest of my life, I’m going to love you.” Love doesn’t count chromosomes, or as Rayce says, “Aren’t we all different?”🥰💙💛 #DownSyndrome #NothingDownAboutIt #Brotherlylove #ProudMomma
On Jan. 5, Powell admitted on Facebook she “had no idea why such a little video of two brothers bonding went world wide” but added that mothers and moms-to-be of children with Down syndrome have been reaching out to her. She said she is “grateful to have the opportunity to share awareness.”
Powell has set up a "TeamTripp" Facebook page with updates about the boy’s health. Late Tuesday, Tripp was back in hospital.
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