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Lancaster mom brought to tears by little girl's kindness

Posted at 6:10 PM, Aug 21, 2019

A Facebook post by a mom from Lancaster is resonating with hundreds of parents.

In it, she explains how a recent trip to the playground changed her son's life because of one little girl he met there.

"The day we met Isla, everything for him changed," explained Cassie Szymczak.

To understand why, it's important to know Cassie's back story. The stay-at-mom said three- year-old Landon has had trouble making friends in the past.

"As a first time mom, it breaks my heart even more that kids don't want to interact with him because he's too small, or he can't socialize the way they can."

So, you can imagine her joy Monday afternoon when a little girl began holding Landon's hand, and playing with him no questions asked.

"Seeing someone finally accepting my son and being able to work with was more than I could have ever asked for. I had to keep my sunglasses on because I didn't her grandfather to see me cry."

Cassie said they left quickly without thanking Isla's grandfather for her kindness, which is why she posted the experience on Facebook. She was hoping to connect with Isla's parents. "I want to give them a big hug and thank them for the way their daughter treated my son."

The Facebook post worked. And, within hours, Cassie said she found Isla's mom and dad. They haven't met in person, yet, but when they do, Cassie knows what she wants to say.

"They raised a beautiful girl and she's going to change this world."