(London Daily Mail) A mother was reduced to tears by a beautiful gesture from a generous stranger towards her family and special needs son on Friday night.

Ashley England, of North Carolina, was eating out with her family in China Grove when her eight-year-old son Riley, who is non-verbal and suffers from epilepsy, got frustrated and noisy.

The mom worried that he would upset other diners in the restaurant. Instead, a kind-hearted mystery man paid for their meal and sent a note reading: ‘God only gives special children to special people.’

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