Watch this Instagram video that Adam Sandler sent a 16-year-old Clifton Park teen with special needs celebrating a birthday. It's pure joy and the greatest thing you'll see all day, perhaps in weeks.

An incredible birthday shout-out from comedian Adam Sandler has people all over the 518 smiling with pure joy. According to News Channel 13, Alex Hengsterman from Clifton Park was the recipient of the special video message sent by Sandler himself after family and friends created the #Adam4Alex and it got the comedians attention.

Alex's older brother Jackson posted the video from Sandler on his Instagram page, followed by his brother's incredible reaction while the family watched along.  It's the most awesome thing I've seen in a while and Alex's smile brought tears to my eyes.

Jackson 19, from Clifton Park, wanted to do something special for his younger brother who celebrated his 16th birthday on Sunday.  Jackson explained on his IG page that social distancing has been hard Alex who is a notorious hugger.

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