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Parents Pull the Saddest Prank on Hopeful Child

As a kid, I always dreamed of the day when my parents would surprise me with a Nintendo under the Christmas tree. I never did get a Nintendo (my mom had nightmares about me playing it 24/7), although I did settle for a GameBoy — which for some reason seemed a bit cooler at the time. Needless to say, I know what it feels like to want something like a gaming console so bad, you would give up birthdays for the next five years if it meant getting one.


Unfortunately for Jonathan, as you'll see in the video below, his douchebag parents tricked him into believing he was getting an Xbox for Christmas. Not only did they wrap up an empty Xbox box and fill it with shirts, but they decided to laugh at him once he realizes he didn't get the present he always wanted. Heartbreaking and total child abuse if you ask me.

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All hope is not lost folks. Engadget posted the story offering to get Jonathan an Xbox, and since it went up, Microsoft and other kind geeks have come forward offering to hook him up as well. Stay tuned for the outcome of this story.

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