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06/02/2015 07:34 GMT | Updated 06/02/2015 07:59 GMT

Dad, Jayce Correia, Writes Rap For Disabled Son Jared And The Reaction Is Incredible

A dad has written a touching rap for his disabled son and judging from the reaction it provokes it's going down a storm.

Eight-year-old Jared Correia is blind and confined to a wheelchair due to a stroke he suffered while still in his mother's womb.

He's looked after by his stepfather who chronicled his love for his son as well as the daily struggles he faces in a rap song.

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Jayce and Jared

Part of the song goes: "You look good in that brand-new ride. Man, I couldn't be prouder -- the height of your strength is as tall as a tower. Next to you, I feel like a coward.

"They put you in a chair, but I will help you stand. Every time you reach out, I will help you stand. To me, you're stronger than I am."

Jayce is a budding songwriter and performer but works as a tire installer in Brookfield, Fairfield County.

He told the Huffington Post about the moment he "picked up a pen and wrote from my heart" while waiting for a school bus.

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"He was a little tired that morning, but as soon as the music came on, and I started singing to him, he perked right up," the dad said, adding, "He might not be able to see, or comprehend much, but boy can he hear and feel a rhythm!"

He adds: ""Anyone who is part of a special needs family knows the struggles and the blessings that come with it. I know as a parent the frustrations that come with it. I want people to know that they are not alone.

"That those feelings of frustration are normal. We are only human. Life is not about how hard you can hit, it’s about how hard you can be hit and keep on going!! Sometimes when things get too heavy, just let the beat carry us."