When nobody RSVP'd to bullied teen's birthday, thousands of strangers made his day wonderful

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Thousands Reach Out To Teen After No One RSVPs To Birthday Party

After no one RSVP'd to a bullied 13-year-old's party, thousands of strangers reached out to wish him a happy birthday.
Odin Camus, a Canadian teen who has Asperger's syndrome, was crushed when he learned that not one single person would be showing up for his birthday party. His mother, Melissa, posted a message on the "Peterborough Moms Swap and Buy" Facebook page asking for people to text her son's new cell phone to make his day a little brighter.

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When nobody RSVP'd to bullied teen's birthday, thousands of strangers made his day wonderful
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Let's celebrate #odinbirthday every year http://t.co/lq5b24tCmO http://t.co/dQrm6tJFt2
Celebs come through for a teen with Asperger's after no one RSVP's to his party. #OdinBirthday http://t.co/pWn8b7o6On http://t.co/oQvWxR14u7
Boy's lonely birthday transformed by friends he'd never met http://t.co/EarBuiXoPQ #Odinbirthday http://t.co/DtYzmmTiGR
A little girl made this cake and dropped it off! @Ptbo_Canada Is the best city in the world!! ❤️ #odinbirthday http://t.co/iIzHLE9mu1
Odin's arrival at his party. #odinbirthday http://t.co/WjJqmtZLU2
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"The women who use the page suggested Melissa host a public event for Odin, and post the details to a separate Facebook page," CTV News explained. Melissa also posted an open invitation asking anyone who was interested in celebrating Odin's birthday to come down to a local bowling alley.

She wrote:

My son, Odin, is 13 today!! I couldn't throw him an actual party, and he has decided he would love to go bowling. Due to his Aspergers, Odin has some difficulty making friends. Not a single kid he invited could make it to his birthday.
Due to the AWESOME ladies on the Moms Buy n Swap, I decided to create this event, and hopefully some of you can make it. :-) He is feelin' the love from the texts, and both he and I appreciate the effort and time from all of you.

Hundreds of people showed up to celebrate Odin's big day, packing the bowling alley to capacity. More than 4,000 people sent him "happy birthday" text messages, and even more reached out on social media.

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Heard about a sweet boy named Odin & his birthday. Really proud of Peterborough for making it special! Happy birthday, buddy! #odinbirthday
Happy Birthday, Odin!
Happy 13th Birthday to our pal, Odin from all of Leafs Nation! #OdinBirthday Learn about Odin & help him celebrate → http://t.co/i4vVTuHz6F
#odinbirthday Happy Birthday!!!! from your friends in Green :) http://t.co/PB6R5drJXg
Hope your birthday was better than this guy's buddy! I WISH you a million happy birthdays! #odinbirthday http://t.co/vLBTxr6DCZ
What a night! Awesome turnout for an amazing guy. #odinbirthday http://t.co/EbwgeFHMJa
A little girl made this cake and dropped it off! @Ptbo_Canada Is the best city in the world!! ❤️ #odinbirthday http://t.co/iIzHLE9mu1
Amazing community support! #odinbirthday http://t.co/t5aJkATRrq
So delighted to see how many people made a meaningful difference for Odin this past weekend! Restoring my faith in humanity! #OdinBirthday
#odinbirthday from London, hope you had an amazing day!
As a mom to a 10 year old with Aspergers I am so glad this story went viral. Sweetest kids in the world. #odinbirthday #BTtoronto
#odinbirthday Happy belated 13th birthday to you Odin. We heard you are wonderful! All the way from Cairns, Australia http://t.co/UQ2hkm02Nl
Happiest of birthdays buddy! You have one amazing day! Here's to you from #California! #odinbirthday
Happy Birthday again #Odin! You're killing it on @BTtoronto !! #odinbirthday http://t.co/bu89kgU9uw
#odinbirthday Happy belated Birthday to you Odin from Belgium
Happy 13th Birthday to our new friend Odin! Help him celebrate #Peterborough: http://t.co/5UqIVQBUmx #OdinBirthday http://t.co/PJpdB9mBpH
#odinbirthday this is Odins mom, Mel. A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who has sent msgs! As Odin says- BEST BIRTHDAY EVER!!! THANK YOU ALL!
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Actor Elijah Wood, country singer Carrie Underwood and "Sixteen Candles" star Molly Ringwald all reached out to give a birthday greeting. Even the Toronto Raptors and Toronto Maple Leafs got in on the well-wishes. #Odinbirthday was also trending on Twitter.

After having the greatest birthday he could ever imagine, Odin has a message to other bullied teens living with Asperger's: "To all the kids with Asperger's out there, you do matter. You are someone worth being with."

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