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Brody Neville was facing a bleak 12th birthday.
When the Canadian youngster came out as gay several months ago, his friends dumped him. So his mom did what modern parents do: She put out a call on Facebook.
Neville arrived at a Calgary park on Saturday, and saw what he assumed was an unusually large crowd waiting for the ice cream truck. But the dozens of people weren't there to celebrate overpriced ice on a stick. They were there to celebrate him.
Family, friends and strangers gave him presents. Drag queens performed. A fire engine stopped by—probably to the relief of the drag queen who'd performed a monstrous split.
"Thank you everybody for this," Neville told the crowd. "This is the best day of my life!"
I'm not crying, you're cry . . . oh the hell with it, I'm crying.