With so many people getting into college (be it ivy or community) each and every year, it's easy to forget that many Americans with intellectual disabilities get left out of this most American of life experiences.

Which is why watching Rion Holcome, a 20-year-old with Down syndrome from Roebuck, South Carolina, react with stunned disbelief at learning that he's been invited by Clemson University to join their specialty program for students with intellectual disabilities is a valuable reminder of just how invaluable a college acceptance letter can be.

[H/T: Reddit]