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A ten-year-old boy's charming and touching gesture has made him famous around the world after he tried to comfort four of his country's failed Olympians.
Canada's Justyn Warner is comfortedElijah Porter was distraught when Canada's 4x100m relay team were stripped of their bronze medal following the final in London, a decision which was taken when video replay evidence showed that Jared Connaughton stepped out of his lane during the race.
But rather than simply feel sad for his idols, Elijah decided to do something to try and cheer them up: he sent the quartet a medal he had won in a recent football tournament so that they didn't finish their summer empty handed.
Connaughton and his team-mates - Justyn Warner, Gavin Smellie and Oluseyi Smith - were so touched by the gesture that they decided to share it via Twitter, to let the world see Elijah's fabulous gesture of consolation.
Here's his letter in full:
Monday, 13 August 2012
Despite being born armless, George Dennehy learned to play the guitar with his feet. He recently covered Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls at the 2012 Strawberry Faire in Ashland, Virginia, which gained a lot of attention on the internet. The video of that performance inspired the band to ask him to play live onstage with them at Musikfest 2012 in Pennsylvania last weekend.