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 Aria Shahrokhshahi's report card reveal video has been viewed more than half a million times on YouTube thanks to his father's touching reaction. (ariamark/YouTube)He may be an internet sensation today, but all one proud U.K. father cares about is a bright future for his son.

In a video uploaded to Youtube Monday evening, Aria Shahrokhshahi explained that he'd been struggling in math for some time.

"One year before this video I was at a grade F in maths," he wrote in the caption of the now viral video. "In England you need a C (pass) to basically do anything with your life."

"I've never been amazing academically and have struggled throughout school," he continues. "Neither me or my dad or my teachers thought I was going to get my C. I know some of you might be saying "well a C is nothing," but for me it was hard to get."

So when the U.K. teen did manage to get a C, he knew that his father would be proud.

In order to capture his father's reaction, Shahrokhshahi set up a video camera unbeknownst to his dad.

The clip shows Shahrokhshahi's father entering the room, opening up his son's report card, and well, watch to see what happens next.



The sight of Shahrokhshahi's father receiving what appears to be the most joyous news of his life is touching hearts across the web today, racking up more than 550, 000 views on YouTube within the course of a day.

Shahrokhshahi himself is thrilled by the attention his video is receiving.

In response to a Tweet from Piers Morgan about it, he wrote "Thank you so much Piers, I watch you on tv and now you shared my video!!"

Have you ever been this overcome with pride? Or have you witnessed a parent becoming emotional over one of your own achievements? Share your stories below.




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