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Hollywood actor Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has sent a truly heartwarming message to a little girl with Down's Syndrome, and we can't cope.

The star is known globally for his action-movie franchises as well as his roles in movies aimed at children, such as Moana. He voiced Maui in the Disney flick, which is set in Ancient Polynesia. 

Jason Kneen, a dad-of-five from Wiltshire in the UK, began a Twitter thread about his youngest daughter Rosie, who has Down's Syndrome. He wasn't expecting the tweet to go viral;

He wrote; “’My child has Down syndrome, what can I expect?’ This. 100 percent this." The beautiful picture shows his little girl Rosie smiling from ear to ear.

“Also expect this,” he tweeted again, featuring a picture of Rosie with a towel on top of her head. “#Wouldntchangeathing," he captioned it.

Both posts garnered a huge amount of attention, gaining over 88,000 likes online. Kneen then continued to share his daughter's journey in image form, showing numerous hospital visits and her adoration for Johnson's film Moana.

Kneed spoke about the difficulties of hearing that his child's life was already planned out from birth.

"Like any child Rosie has been through it- we’d been through febrile convulsions with two before Rosie was born, and whilst she avoided that, she suffered badly with bronchiolitis and was in hospital for a couple of weeks in 2015," he said.

He described the experience of Rosie's pneumonia, and her constant treatments at such a young age. He then made sure to thank The Rock for giving them the gift of Moana:

"Rosie I and became thick as thieves over that time and watched Moana together many times and EVERY SINGLE DAY-  thanks @TheRock for teaching me all the songs. Rosie was so brave, and so strong. This is her, with assisted oxygen, watching Moana."

After the tweets had gone viral, the father said the reaction was "insane." Johnson himself responded to the emotional posts, and tweeted his own feelings about Rosie;

“Look at this lovely cookie," he said. “Stay strong Rosie! Uncle Maui loves ya. What can I saaaaay except you’re welcome.”

Kneen stated that it was “really cool” for the A-lister actor to send Rosie a personal message; it clearly meant a lot to the family.

The dad has received an overwhelming amount of messages from people thanking him for sharing his little girl's story. ”We just got on with it. She’s amazing,” Kneen told the BBC.

"You can't predict how your child's life is going to be. You can't tell anyone what's going to happen. We've been through some difficulties like anybody, but she makes up for it every day when she smiles at you like that and wants to watch Moana all the time."

What a lovely story, Dwayne Johnson really made Rosie's day.

Feature image: aol.com

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Hugh Jackman has proven why he's The Greatest Showman by making one little Irish girl's dream come true.

Seven-year-old Emma from Lucan is a superfan of Hollywood star Hugh Jackman after seeing his latest film, and her mother thought of a genius plan to get his attention.

After failing to nab tickets to see the star on his new tour, Jacqueline Cooney recorded her daughter singing A Million Dreams in the hopes of getting him to see it.

Devoted mum Jacqueline appeared on Muireann O'Connell's lunchtime show on Today FM yesterday, and revealed her reasoning.

"My daughter Emma is a huge fan of The Greatest Showman. She spent all Christmas singing the songs and Santa brought her a sing-along CD," she said.

"We missed out on tickets to see the show in the 3Arena so I said I'd record her singing a little song for him from the movie and send it to him and see would he see it."

The mother of three posted the video of Emma singing to Hugh, but it initially failed to get a response from the man himself, until fellow actor Liev Schreiber showed it to him.

The mother of three posted the video of Emma singing to Hugh, but it initially failed to get a response from the man himself.  "I said to myself that this is going to need something big . . . " Jacqueline said.

It turned out that Ray Donovan star Schreiber, and one of Jackman’s childhood friend Gus Worland were the ones to get the Australian actor to watch Emma's tribute.

"At first we were thinking of giving up but then four days later or so he saw it and he sent a special message that I know he wouldn't have just sent to anyone," she said.

"I was pretty freaked out when I saw it yesterday afternoon," Jacqueline added. "I was looking at something else and then it came up, 'Hugh Jackman mentioned you on Twitter'".

The actor sent an adorable message to Emma, addressing her directly;

"I just want to say your little girl, thank you so much for singing that song. Thanks so much for being a fan. And never stop dreaming. Remember, life is what you choose to make it so make it fantastic!"

Emma and her mum were over the moon after seeing it; "I was expecting maybe a text or something but a video and what he said was so lovely and so genuine," she continued.

What a wonderful story, the actor truly is a gentleman.

Congratulations to Emma, she certainly has a bright future of singing ahead of her with connections like these.

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Wow, we weren’t expecting this. This amazing little eight-year-old girl Lisa-X may be still be very young, but she is still a heavy metal rocker at heart.

Watch as she shreds this guitar riff to pieces.  Rock on.

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This super talented little girl amazes shoppers at a flea market in Tennessee.

She belts out a bluesy tune much bigger than her young years, making passers-by stop and watch on in awe.

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