WATCH IT: Boy with autism gets heartwarming gift from sanitation worker

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Daniel’s mom says the garbage collection has become a fun ritual for him.

OJAI, Calif. (PIX11) — A video of a California boy with autism receiving a thoughtful gift from his local sanitation worker is warming the hearts of thousands on the internet.

According to five-year-old Daniel’s mother Robin, the Monday garbage pickup has become an exciting ritual for her son.

Manuel Sanchez, who is Daniel’s favorite driver, decided to surprise the boy with a sweet gift.

“Manuel always has a big smile for Daniel, who is faithfully waiting for him every Monday,” Robin wrote on Facebook.

The video has since been viewed over 500,000 times.

Watch the amazing video below.