Parents Recreate Blockbuster Store For Son with Autism

When an autistic man's favorite video store closed down, his parents feared the news would be devastating for their son, so they decided to bring the store to him!

According to a report by HuffPost, 20-year-old Hector Zuniga visited the Blockbuster in his hometown of Sharyland, Texas, twice a week to rent his favorite movies since he was 13. When his parents were told the store was closing, they decided to buy some of the store's inventory to recreate it at home.

Hector Zuniga Sr. brought his son to the store on its final day (Sunday) to give him closure. But when they arrived back home, Hector Jr. was surprised to find a movie rack stuffed with his favorite DVDs.

The moment has been shared on Twitter after it was posted by his younger brother Javier.

The tweet quickly went viral, with over 32,000 retweets and 125,000 likes in just a few days.

There are still 51 Blockbuster stores in existence. There one, remaining Florida Blockbuster is located at 2305 S U.S. Highway 1 in Fort Pierce. 

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