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Young Center Grove football fan with sensory disorder to watch games from suite

Posted at 1:53 PM, Aug 31, 2018

CENTER GROVE, Ind. -- A young football fan received a special surprise from his favorite team's school superintendent this week.

Nolan Painter loves watching his dad coach football, but going to Center Grove games on Friday nights has been difficult. Painter was diagnosed with a developmental and sensory disorder, so loud football games can be overwhelming for him. 

Instead, his family streams every game, and he watches the whole thing. 

When Rich Arkanoff, the school's superintendent, heard about this, he sent Painter a big surprise. 

Painter and his family will get to sit up top in the suites anxiety free. 

Painter may not completely understand what it all means, his mom said, but his family does. She said they were moved to tears by the gesture. 

Watch the touching moment where the family found out about the tickets in the video below. 


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