London: A US mom, who had set up a Facebook page for her “friendless son”, has got 40,000 likes from people who will wish him on his 11th birthday.

Jennifer, from Richland, Michigan took to Facebook in an attempt to make her son Colin feel special on his birthday, as he has Asperger’s syndrome, which affects his social skills and ability to make friends, reported.

Hatke news: 'Friendless boy' gets 40,000 people on Facebook for birthday celebrations
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She said that she was left heartbroken when her son told her that he had no friends to invite to his birthday party that she planned to organize.

Jennifer said that she thought about creating a page where people could send him positive thoughts and encouraging words that would be better than any birthday party.

Colin’s family plans to show the Facebook page to him on the morning of his 11th birthday.