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Sam made internet waves last month when a video of him dancing behind a Starbucks espresso machine went viral.

The 17-year-old has autism, and, as Ellen DeGeneres and the rest of the country learned on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Sam’s dancing helps him concentrate at work.

Many thought that Sam wasn’t fit for a job, but his boss, Chris, thought otherwise. When Sam was hired, he said his life and entire world changed.

“I wouldn’t give him up for anything,” Sam says of his boss, Chris.

Ellen learned that Sam has wanted to go to Japan since he was four years old, and, with a little help from Shutterfly, he’s heading there.

Watch him break down in tears and excitement when he hears the good news.

Allie Caren About the author:
Allie Caren is the Rare People editor. Follow her on Twitter @alLISTENc.
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