There is no shortage of viral videos on the internet that are here one day, and old news the next.
But every once in a while we get an update from an old favorite that we never expected.
And in the case of a video of a young boy, the ending is oh so sweet.
It all started when the boy's father recently shared a video of the boy that went viral two years ago in which he was so scared to jump off a diving board that he was shaking uncontrollably.
Remember this kid that went viral a while back?? (My son RJ) Check him out 2 years later. This is what overcoming f… https://t.co/7RRCgA6zww— House Hampton (@House Hampton)1562027449.0
After a traumatizing moment like that, you could easily understand if little RJ never wanted to step foot on a diving board ever again.
But you'd be wrong.
RJ's dad posted a few new videos of his most recent diving adventures—and it's safe to say that he has totally conquered his fears.
https://t.co/hp9mZxHJbz— House Hampton (@House Hampton)1562027492.0
https://t.co/9vhgxhTDzf— House Hampton (@House Hampton)1562027608.0
Twitter was incredibly impressed with just how far RJ has come.
@Hampsworld YOU ARE DOING AMAZING RJ!! 😭— EYEOFSCOTTIE 🦋 (@EYEOFSCOTTIE 🦋)1562081043.0
@Hampsworld https://t.co/WGeaXJGp92— beyoncé sweetie (@beyoncé sweetie)1562089062.0
And RJ's dad even took the time to respond to some of the love.
@Hampsworld I’m so proud of him and I don’t even know him 😭 literally a leap of faith— keeks ✨ (@keeks ✨)1562045168.0
@captaain_krunch I'ma tell him u said that!! That's our favorite line off the Spider-verse movie!! 💪🏾😂— House Hampton (@House Hampton)1562045270.0
And to people who praised how well everyone originally handled RJ's fears.
@Hampsworld I love the support and patience in this video, esp. instead of pushing him. “I don’t want to do it.” “Y… https://t.co/yE8ZnG5JqF— slim kimmy🌻 (@slim kimmy🌻)1562051941.0
@kiaasymonee 🔑🔑🔑🔑 I wasn't gonna keep him from trying. And I wasn't gonna MAKE him go. This was ALL him!💪🏾— House Hampton (@House Hampton)1562069781.0
@Hampsworld @kiaasymonee Is that your father that was helping him the first time? He was so patient and kind with him.— Ocean Swan (@Ocean Swan)1562105361.0
@Oceanswam @kiaasymonee Yup. That's pops. He's great with him.— House Hampton (@House Hampton)1562105494.0
We can't wait to see what the future holds for this rising star.
@Hampsworld Salute young king https://t.co/vYFpyvO1SV— Quez (@Quez)1562073037.0
@Hampsworld dis him now feel old yet ? https://t.co/7jH5DhlQFx— Sił̷k°🌊 (@Sił̷k°🌊)1562071434.0
If you have a little one that needs some encouragement, the book I Can Do It (Mindful Mantras) is available here.
"The eighth installment of the Mindful Mantras series equips children with the necessary skills to realize that they can push through their self-doubt and do difficult things because they are brave and strong."
@Hampsworld This is dope. By this time next year the lil homie RJ will be like https://t.co/4OaYWQMR8z— M. Night Famalam (@M. Night Famalam)1562074338.0