Teen with Down syndrome surprised with college acceptance letter

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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An Indiana teen's joyful reaction while reading her college acceptance letter has gone viral, after her mother captured the moment on video.

Mickey Deputy, 19, who has Down syndrome, was surrounded by family when she sat down to open the letter.

She had waited three long weeks to find out whether or not she would be accepted into Franklin College's INSPIRE program, geared toward students with special needs.

After realizing she was accepted into the two-year program, Mickey danced in her seat and screamed in excitement, slapping her knee.

The heart-warming video has now been viewed thousands of times.

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