A few months ago, WWII veteran Ike Fabela said to his family that would like to receive 100 birthday cards for his 100th birthday.
Shortly after saying that, his wish circulated quickly on social media as Twitter accounts with huge followings contributed to help Ike’s wish come true.
Military Support, with more than 425K followers, sought their fans to send Ike a 100th birthday card:
Hollywood actor Chris Pratt, who has more than 6 million followers, asked his fans to send a card to this special WWII vet and help him celebrate his 100th birthday.
— chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) May 21, 2018
A whole Facebook page is devoted to Ike and to his wish to get 100 birthday card for his 100th birthday.
The grand total (for now) has gone beyond 50,000 cards and gifts for Ike.
However, there was one card that would make his birthday even more special than all the previous ones.
Watch, as Ike gets emotional when he opens a card and realizes it’s from our Commander in Chief: