Damon is a 9-year-old boy from Texas was recently diagnosed with bone cancer, but he got “happy” when he got a surprise message from Pharrell Williams.
Damon has been keeping positive by listening to “Happy” by Pharrell, which is his favorite song. A family friend went on his Facebook page and tried to see if he could get an autographed photo of Pharrell.
Instead, Pharrell left a touching, personal message for Damon on YouTube.
“The past you can’t change, the future you can only contemplate, the present is malleable. That’s why it’s a gift because you can do whatever you want with it. So my suggestion to you is to take this moment right now and recognize this is the new you.”
The boy’s entire family was moved by the act of support.