Kid Rock Surprises Man With Down Syndrome on His 30th Birthday

National   |   Sarah Zagorski   |   Nov 7, 2014   |   5:32PM   |   Washington, DC

Earlier this year, Dan McGurk, who has Down syndrome, posted a video on YouTube inviting Kid Rock to his upcoming birthday dinner.

danmcgurkIn the video he said, “It’s not until the 27th [of October]. I’m the biggest and number one Kid Rock fan. Please be there for my 30th birthday … I hope you come.”

Dan never heard back from the star and was totally surprised when Kid Rock showed up at his celebration in Michigan. Last Monday, when Dan was eating dinner with his friends and family at a restaurant, Kid Rock walked in singing “Happy Birthday!”

Kid Rock, whose real name is Robert James Richie, showered him with gifts, including tickets to his next concert. According to 99.5 WYCD, the “Devil Without A Cause” artist also brought a hat, a photograph and a custom guitar as gifts.

Watch Dan’s priceless response in the video below! Since the footage was released on YouTube, it’s received over a million views.

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