8-year-old boy with autism absolutely slays ‘Thriller’ dance

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LONDON — While visiting the British coastal city of St. Ives, 8-year-old William Ryan decided to partake in a webcam challenge put on by a cottage leasing agency.

The task? Put on your best dancing moves for the camera. The stakes? A luxury hamper of goodies.

William not only won the contest with his spectacular rendition of Michael Jackson’s iconic “Thriller” dance, he’s since become an internet sensation.

And when you watch the video, it’s pretty clear why. The boy is a STAR:

In a Facebook comment, the 8-year-old’s mum Gemma writes, “Three years ago, when William was five he was diagnosed with autism.  Read more…

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