Excited girl sees a train for first time! It makes us want to be a kid again!


What a wonderful story. Kids this age are a wonder, there sense of joy of life and wonder at life and potential is a tonic for us all, absolutly wonderful.

The best part is when she says ” Oh my Goodness!”. Remember what is was like to be this excited? Tiny Madeleine Dubois was simply beside herself with joy when she got her third birthday wish — her first train ride.

In footage that will melt the hardest of hearts, the toddler is seen sqeaking with delight and leaping up and down on the platform as the train rolls in. The video has been become a huge online hit after Madeleine’s father posted it on YouTube.

Daniel Dubois said although he knew his daughter would be happy, he had not predicted the level of excitement the present would bring. The short video was shared with family and friends on YouTube nearly two years ago, but after an unknown person posted it on Reddit on Monday it has spread across the globe at incredible speed.

In a matter of hours it had surpassed 50,000 views, and by Wednesday it had racked up over 540,000 hits on the site. ‘If she reacted in terror, it would have been different. At that age, they’re so honest and sincere, and I love that raw excitement.’

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