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April 01, 2016

Video: North Penn student with Down syndrome opens acceptance letter to East Stroudsburg

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Video captures the moment a teen with Down syndrome finds out she's been accepted to college.

A touching video showing North Penn High School student Rachel Grace opening an acceptance letter to East Stroudsburg University has been making the Internet rounds.

In the video, obtained by KTLA 5, Grace, who has Down syndrome, opens and reads the letter aloud as her loved ones look on, one from behind the camera lens.

While Grace reads, video viewers can watch the emotions on her face brighten as she grasps the exciting news. 

"I got in! I'm going to college!" she exclaims while lifting her hands over her head and celebrating the happy moment.

Watch the full video below and read more at KTLA 5.