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A Boy Who Saved 17 Lives Gets a Big Surprise

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In partnership with the film Wonder, SoulPancake surprises 13-year-old hero, Virgil Smith, who trudged into the Hurricane Harvey flood waters with an air mattress to transport his stranded neighbors to safety. We’d say that deserves a Standing Ovation! As a thank you to Virgil for choosing kindness, he was awarded an Auggie Award! This was a scholarship to help with school, and a donation to the Harvey relief efforts made in his name. #ChooseKind Special thanks to Lionsgate, Participant Media, and Walden Films. See "Wonder" in theaters November 17. We love to connect with YOU, no matter what language you speak. Help SoulPancake create captions in your language by clicking here: http://bit.ly/27FqhGH ▃ ▅ ▆ SUBSCRIBE to SoulPancake ▆ ▅ ▃ http://bitly.com/SoulPancakeSubscribe THE SPOONFUL, our weekly dose of good stuff from across the web: http://ow.ly/t7K7p MERCH STORE: http://bit.ly/soulpancakeshop Buy our BOOK: http://book.soulpancake.com Follow us on FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/soulpancake TWEET us at: http://twitter.com/soulpancake Visit our WEBSITE: http://soulpancake.com
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Mary Fleshman (8 seconds ago)
What a WONDERFUL Young Man 👍👍
Smashkid9 (3 minutes ago)
Ok I’m going to get a load of hate but this guy saves 17 people. And his reward is a round of applause? I know he’s humble but give him a medal or something. Or put him in wonder.
Dark Onium (28 minutes ago)
If anyone says anything bad about black people (no offence) I'll show them this video😄
Josh Fessler (41 minutes ago)
A man after god , with the heart of gold , and the humbliness of a saint he has the love of god in him and is so amazing to see the youth bringing positivity and kindness
Brandon jay (1 hour ago)
Bless that young man & his future We need more good people like You
Talmadge Kyzer (2 hours ago)
God bless you my friend. Great job. Send you my love and prayers.
Olivia Dyer (2 hours ago)
Way to go Virgil I hope your proud of you self
Chris Willis (2 hours ago)
Good job lil homie
John Bradley (3 hours ago)
Outstanding
CUTIEPIE KPOPSTAN (3 hours ago)
I HOPE BOOK AUTHORS MAKE A STORY ABOUT VIRGIL AND A STORY ABOUT VIRGIL
Maddy Arnold (4 hours ago)
We need more kind people in this world!!!!!!!
Khurram Shahzad (5 hours ago)
true hero...
Lance Uppercut (5 hours ago)
Real life superhero, right here.
Dexter Haven (6 hours ago)
Another kid got in a boat to go steal PlayStation from a neighbor. Then everyone piled in his boat instead, when he got there, and they now call him a hero.
Lilly Cage (7 hours ago)
Amazing!
Lilly Cage (7 hours ago)
He was so humble about everything
Susan Hitchler (7 hours ago)
How is this guy not on Ellen?
Esoj777 ! (8 hours ago)
Fake news
OffWHITE (8 hours ago)
Virgil's mind at the field: whye deez keeds clapin
Gaming Fox101005 (8 hours ago)
I don't get it... Why would someone thumdown this? Probably selfish people who don't like others getting fame. Toughen up this kid did an amazing job. Plus I doubt any of you haters could do that or have the courage to do. This kid risked his life to save others.
Ian Snyder (8 hours ago)
Just when a guy starts to lose faith in humanity, there's this.
yvng jordy (9 hours ago)
Is that Vergil from devil may cry ?
bigcheetah (10 hours ago)
What a great kid!  He'll go far in life
AnthonyTheMVP (10 hours ago)
This HERO did not wear a mask , cape or suit. He went did something not most people can do in this world and that me means something. But in my eyes he is the definition of a Hero. 😇
Taz-on-the-loose Yusef (10 hours ago)
how can someone dislike this, even dangerous animals would have apreciated some little help, whats wrong with people
Emily Brisemo (10 hours ago)
So so beautiful 😢
andrea jones (10 hours ago)
God Bless u Virgil organized sports taught u to take action and don't stand on the sidelines
Nevaeh Ferguson (11 hours ago)
Made me cry Also a story of my own when my great grandpa died in December 7, 2017 I was 11 still am as of now, anyway a couple days before he died I had asked him to pray with me, after he closed his eyes for a minute and I was still standing there and he opened his eyes and he said " how long have you been standing there and I said I have been standing here for 2-3 minutes and he said oh I'm sorry thank you for being patient , I forgot you were there and when I had the go to my house witch is by the way same property different house ,before I went he said I think god has blessed you with a big, loving heart and that made my eyes water .because he has always talked to me about god and that many people have been blessed with a big, loving heart and he thinks I am one of them its really heart warming . Also : I'M NOT WHATSOEVER SAYING THIS TO GET PEOPLE TO PITY ME. Thank you if you read through this without taking it the wrong way😊
Nevaeh Ferguson (11 hours ago)
If you feel like reading a heartwarming story select read more and read on
Eric Soccer (11 hours ago)
Why does this have 1k dislikes?
XxSkrillexfan_101xX (11 hours ago)
I can tell Virgil will have a great future
Meara Lutz (11 hours ago)
This world needs more people like him this is amazing!
Kirsten Nutter (12 hours ago)
This restores my faith in humanity. He saved 17 lives and without him they would've been dead.
Pugman (12 hours ago)
God bless your soul Virgil. We are very proud and happy.👍🏻😄 you are awesome the world needs more people like you
Earl Sorey (12 hours ago)
we need more people like Virgil
N8S71VH I (12 hours ago)
Most people and politicians only focus on the bad people in this world, but they should really focus on the good people like Virgil and many others that risked their lives in hurricane harvey. Way to go Virgil! You deserve it man.
Robert Spohn (13 hours ago)
Every one pray for this kid
michael palmer (13 hours ago)
Virgil you rock❤️❤️❤️
Nishat Rimin (13 hours ago)
That 1k people who disliked this are heartless little snakes
Dares Tv (13 hours ago)
Wow I can’t believe anyone could dislike this.
Lil Shotz (13 hours ago)
I cried
nubian queen (13 hours ago)
Saving one life is amazing but 17 is world changing ❤️
nubian queen (13 hours ago)
@bekesha Francis James
I like Memes (13 hours ago)
5:20 GAYYYY Just kidding lol
I like Memes (11 hours ago)
LA Gaming how do you know if I'm trying to act funny, I'm already way funnier than you'll ever be.
I like Memes (11 hours ago)
LA Gaming I find it funny myself.
LA Gaming (12 hours ago)
I like Memes stop trying to be funny
RainbowNarwhalz (13 hours ago)
this is incredible
Alina Bishop (13 hours ago)
I wish I had this kids heart
Robert Doe (14 hours ago)
I hope he gets a Carnegie Hero Award for this
Rae Koufie (14 hours ago)
He snappedd! Keep it up God.
Nagomi Allen (14 hours ago)
This is soo sweet. I literally cried through the whole thing☺️
Layla Mendoza (14 hours ago)
i love this kid😍😍😻😻😻
flowergamergirl (14 hours ago)
"Kindness is a language, the blind can see and the deaf can hear..."
EMPRESS BAYBE (14 hours ago)
I'm crying.....
Jonathan Villegas (14 hours ago)
Why are 1 thousand dislikes if he saved people
Tony G (15 hours ago)
You're the man Virgil God Bless You Hero👍🏽
Kit 68 (15 hours ago)
This is what brings back faith in humanity😁😁this is beautiful
Blackwolverine 31 (15 hours ago)
I want to see this man go far places
Oetie123 (16 hours ago)
GOD bless you Virgil
Annie Roxas (16 hours ago)
Awesome Virgil God bless you
PLUSHTHEATER (16 hours ago)
Over 1000 people turned there computer upside down and thought they pressed the like button.
elliot linnington (16 hours ago)
Just the way he speaks, he's got a soul of golf man, my boy
Maddox T (16 hours ago)
VIRGIL! VIRGIL!
Marcus LaFontaine (16 hours ago)
How could 1k people dislike this?
Amy Garces (16 hours ago)
SO BEAUTIFUL
Sierra Crump (17 hours ago)
wow... that made me cry!!!! Beautiful
Love me some mtn dew (17 hours ago)
Hitchcock? Lmao
Fire Vids (17 hours ago)
What a legend.
Rheanna Miranda (17 hours ago)
How did people dislike the video
Google user (17 hours ago)
My hat is off to you.
Colette Stokes (17 hours ago)
oh my god wonder is my favorite movie in the whole freaking world!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Dyre Vyper (17 hours ago)
is there a movie made yet?
king Ralph (18 hours ago)
way to go
xxtotallyoriginalnamexx (18 hours ago)
TchCOCK
Ally The Unillama (18 hours ago)
Bigger than any superhero
mj grinham (18 hours ago)
What a great young person
BD W (18 hours ago)
Who TF would dislike this video??? You HATEFUL BASTARDS!!!
lfe Hackz and more (18 hours ago)
I saved 7 people in an avalanche in the backcountry in Colorado. I didn’t get no “standing ovation”
LA Gaming (12 hours ago)
lfe Hackz and more because UR past comment just insulted blacks. Shame on you racist
lfe Hackz and more (18 hours ago)
God damn negroes
fox355 kop (19 hours ago)
Wow Virgil! True hero in our presence. Who could not like this!!!
Lucky Gaming #3 (19 hours ago)
im crying this is amazing
MysticMoon205 Xx (19 hours ago)
That is amazing he didn’t even think about himself he just went ahead and rescued 17 lives! Like what he really deserves a massive massive thank you well done! ⒶⓜⒶⓏⒾⓃⒼ👍😄
Patrick Moran (19 hours ago)
Wow.
DatGirl Gamer (19 hours ago)
This kid should be on Ellen
The Garcia's (19 hours ago)
why did I not hear about this?! such an amazing person.
Mask man74 -Tv (19 hours ago)
The 1000 people who disliked the video are jerks who don't care about people
J W (19 hours ago)
God Bless ya Virgil. Texas Forever.
KRay9 O (20 hours ago)
Whoever disliked the video, you have no heart, I was almost hit by hurricane Harvey, but I moved like 3 months before it hit
Baby Zephyr Games (20 hours ago)
Im in the middle of class bought to cry
Josh Thomas (20 hours ago)
He's a hero. 17 people?? Good gracious. Lift this kid UP!
OnlineStore (21 hours ago)
Anyone else get chills when they started clapping?
Dawn Cadle (21 hours ago)
Words cannot express how proud I am of this young man....He is truly a God sent...😓👏⚘👍🙏🤗
Jujubro S. (22 hours ago)
Who else has read wonder I have
Jujubro S. (22 hours ago)
He did a good thing to help people — Virgil’s teammate Wow that’s soooooo deep
Joe Curran (22 hours ago)
Virgil needs a lot more praise than that
Tiara Wright (23 hours ago)
Nice video,,who would dislike this video? I mean really? Why?
Help me reach 4000 subs with no videos (1 day ago)
Everyone, was prepared.
kaiyeem (1 day ago)
Wow, hurricane Harvey hit us hard in Houston, but what this heroic young man did was truly amazing.
Bill C (1 day ago)
that young man is an american thats what we do. Not the crap we see on tv....well done sir....well done
Tim Edwards (1 day ago)
Brings tears of Joy to my eyes go Virgil 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍
TheRandomComment Guy (1 day ago)
That really does sound like a name for a very disturbing porn video tho
LA Gaming (12 hours ago)
TheRandomComment Guy shame on you
5trangerTh!ngs Eggo (1 day ago)
One time I saved a pigeon from drowning
LucidDream (1 day ago)
Completely selfless. Gotta admire that. You did a great thing, Virgil. Many blessings to you.