Teen asks T-Pain for a yearbook quote and the rapper goes above and beyond.

Teen asks T-Pain for a yearbook quote and the rapper goes above and beyond.
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This is the story of a teen named Gabriel who is a lesson to us all to follow our dreams, no matter how lofty.

Teen asks T-Pain for a yearbook quote and the rapper goes above and beyond.
"Ask T-Pain, and it shall be given you." (Matthew 7:7-8)

Gabriel's dream, back in December, was to get a yearbook quote from his hero, the rapper T-Pain (Gabriel's Twitter bio is "T-Pain is my dad"). So what did he do? He asked him.

T-Pain has over a million Twitter followers but it clearly hasn't gone to his head. The rapper responded right away:

Teen asks T-Pain for a yearbook quote and the rapper goes above and beyond.

"People don't think it be like it be, but it do," the rapper responded.

This clearly made Gabriel's day/year.

Teen asks T-Pain for a yearbook quote and the rapper goes above and beyond.

And it seems like T-Pain's as well. Because earlier this week, the teen tweeted out a photo of the quote displayed in his yearbook:

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Teen asks T-Pain for a yearbook quote and the rapper goes above and beyond.

And T-Pain responded right away:

Teen asks T-Pain for a yearbook quote and the rapper goes above and beyond.

As if things couldn't get any better for our young hero, Gabriel, he tweeted out the whole exchange and it went viral:

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ALWAYS FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS, KIDS.

Of course, a few people were quick to point out that the quote, "they don't think it be like it is, but it do," is not technically a quote from T-Pain. It is a quote from baseball legend Oscar Gamble (which explains why T-Pain put it in quotations).

But hey, facts, shmacts! Nothing is going to rain on Gabriel's parade.

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And the lesson we learned today: always ask for what you want (on Twitter, it's easier).

And always double-check quote attribution. People don't think it be a big deal if you mis-quote someone, but it do.

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