For eight years, a little boy named Ethan has been asking the same Christmas present from his parents, which is to have a baby brother or sister. His mother videotaped his reaction when that wish was finally granted and the video has gone viral on YouTube.

“Ethan has asked for the same special Christmas present since he was 2. This year we were able to give him it. The moment the penny drops is priceless,” Ethan’s mother Miny Lee wrote. “The look on his face has made my year. What an awesome brother he is going to be!!”

The 74-minute clip starts with Ethan receiving his Christmas gift from his mother. He appears to be confused at first thinking his Christmas gift from his mother was a photograph of his own ultrasound.

But when Ethan read the card, he realised he was looking at an ultrasound of his little brother or sister. The card reads, “To my big brother Ethan: Have a fantastic Christmas. I can’t wait to meet you.”

It took Ethan a while to put it together but when situation finally sinks in him, he bursts into tears. When his mother asks why he is crying, all he can say was, “I'm just so happy.”

Titled “Ethan's Christmas wish comes true,” the viral video has been viewed more than half a million since it was posted on YouTube on Dec. 20. Watch the adorable video here:

Credits: YouTube/Miny Lee

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