Pennsylvania student with Down syndrome has emotional response to college acceptance letter

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An emotional video showing a North Penn High school student reading her college acceptance letter is getting a huge response from around the world. (WPVI)

An emotional video showing a North Penn High School student reading her college acceptance letter is getting a huge response from around the world.

Rachel Grace had quite the emotional response after she opened her acceptance letter to East Stroudsburg University and began to read it.

Rachel, who has Down syndrome, read the letter in front of her family and her face brightens with excitement as she starts to realize it's good news.

"It is with great pleasure to notify you of your acceptance to the program," she reads. "I got in, I'm going to college! I got in!"

Rachel's mother says the staff and students at North Penn High School have been great and she credits them with helping Rachel get into college.

And her mom says Rachel loves all the attention the video is getting and she can't wait to start her college career.

Congratulations to you, Rachel!
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