Maryland boy Christopher Warner, who suffers from Down syndrome, was ecstatic when he got to meet Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine.
"He has just been fascinated with Maroon 5 and especially Adam Levine," Avery Stanert, a special education teacher at the 10-year-old's school, told Today.com. "He loves to listen to their music during work breaks. He draws pictures of them. He just absolutely loves them."
On Monday, Christopher was able to enjoy a Maroon 5 concert and meet the band backstage. Celia, Christopher’s mother, recalled one moment that stood out to her in particular.
“[Christopher] was very shy at first. I kind of got down on the floor and he was hiding behind me,” Mrs. Warner said. “Then Adam said, ‘That’s OK, we’ll all get down on the floor.’ It wasn’t beneath him to lay down on a locker room floor with Christopher.”
Although the moment was a dream come true for Christopher, the band was touched by the moment as well.
“He’s an awesome kid,” keyboardist P.J. Morton told ABC News. “I got a high-five!”
After Christopher met the band, Stanert made a video capturing the positive impact the event had on the 10-year-old’s life. She later tweeted it to the hosts of radio station Hot 99.5’s “The Kane Show," who originally helped arrange the meeting.