Novi Football Manager With Down Syndrome Scores TD As Terminally Ill Mother Watches [Video]
Friday night is always special during High School Football season, but words can't describe how amazing last Friday was for Robby Heil.
Robby has Down Syndrome, but still manages to be around the game he loves as the manager for the Novi High School football team.
Robby was given a chance to make his dream of scoring a touchdown come true Friday night. The play was practiced all week, and executed to perfection in the game.
If the story ended there, it would be enough to bring a tear to your eye. However, it goes much deeper.
Robby's mom was watching from the sidelines as her son scored his dream TD. She has been diagnosed with terminal bone cancer, and was overcome with emotion as she watched her boy score his touchdown.
Robby and his coach sat down with WXYZ to talk about the moment.