Teenagers can sometimes get a bad rap for being sullen, rude, and even downright selfish. That’s why when stories of young people performing thoughtful, selfless acts make the rounds, we always savor the moment–and share the tale with you.
The young man in this video is clearly a huge Red Sox fan, sitting in the front row at Fenway Park with what looks like a group friends and taking in a game of the home team versus the Baltimore Orioles. When a foul ball comes his way, courtesy of the game’s ball girl, the teen looks momentarily thrilled.
But seconds later–after turning to an older gentleman seated behind him, who utters a quick word to him–the boy gets up and quickly does something quite remarkable. Just watch.