The Internet did a good thing Friday.
Canadians rallied around teen Odin Camus after no one RSVP'ed to his birthday party.
His mother posted a message on Facebook earlier in the day, urging people to wish happy birthday on social media and attend his party at a bowling alley in Peterborough, Ont.
Not only did social media users send their wishes, they made the day truly unforgettable for the 13-year-old.
Odin, who has Asperger's syndrome, told CTV News how much the acts of kindness meant to him.
"I think it’s amazing how so many people actually care because not a lot of people where I used to live cared about my birthday,” he said.
The birthday boy told the news network he received about 4,000 text messages from as far away as Russia and India. On Twitter, #Odin and #OdinBirthday were trending across Canada for much of the day.
Despite his mother's fear no one would show up, Odin arrived to a full house at his bowling party.
Here are some highlights from Odin's special day:
— Keri Ferguson (@KeriFerg) March 21, 2015
He got a sweet ride to his party:
— Joelle Kovach (@JoelleKovach) March 21, 2015
— Burlington News (@BurlNews) March 21, 2015
Internet messages came from across the globe:
— Steve Ladurantaye (@sladurantaye) March 20, 2015
— Saadia Muzaffar ♨ (@ThisTechGirl) March 21, 2015
Sports personalities also chimed in:
— Blue Jays (@BlueJays) March 21, 2015
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) March 20, 2015
Officers did their duty:
— HRPS Oakville (@HRPSOak) March 21, 2015
— Toronto Fire Service (@Toronto_Fire) March 20, 2015
Constable Tim Fish & K9 Wolfe wishing Odin a Happy 13th Birthday! *JB pic.twitter.com/u2KbXeNZzs
— Peterborough Police (@PtboPolice) March 20, 2015
He even received a shoutout from Sears Canada!
— Sears Canada (@SearsCA) March 21, 2015
The Royal Ontario Museum wasn't going to miss out on all the fun:
— Royal Ontario Museum (@ROMtoronto) March 20, 2015
Members of the media weren't far behind:
— CityNews Toronto (@CityNews) March 20, 2015
— Cheryl Hickey (@CherylHickeyETC) March 21, 2015
Justin Trudeau sent his well-wishes:
Wishing Odin a very happy 13th birthday today! Hope you have a great day. Bonne fête! #OdinBirthday
— Justin Trudeau, MP (@JustinTrudeau) March 20, 2015
Odin made our day, too.
— Joelle Kovach (@JoelleKovach) March 21, 2015
Hope you had the perfect day buddy, you deserve it.
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