Mom asks Twitter users if 'someone would like' her lonely autistic son

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Mom's post about her lonely autistic son goes viral after he asks heartbreaking question, 'would someone like me?' A mother's tweet about her autistic son being lonely and asking if 'someone would like' him provoked a heartwarming response online  David Bloch, 21, had been nonverbal for most of his life and is home-schooled But on Wednesday he asked his mom Kerry a question for the first time which was 'Would someone like me?' She later tweeted a picture of him and the question, which triggered an outpouring of heartwarming messages from people around the world  

By Leah Mcdonald For Dailymail.com

Published: 05:47 GMT, 3 November 2019 | Updated: 06:25 GMT, 3 November 2019

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A mother's tweet about her autistic son being lonely and asking if 'someone would like' him provoked a heartwarming response online.

Kerry Bloch’s son, David, 21, had been nonverbal for most of his life as he developed an immunodeficiency disorder, meaning he was home-schooled and away from kids his own age in Neptune Beach, Florida.  

Bloch shocked his parents, including dad Robert, when he asked them a question for the first time, being: 'Would someone like me?.'

Kerry Bloch, (left), tweeted a message after a conversation with her non-verbal son David, (right), who asked her a question for the first time which was 'Would someone like me?'

Kerry Bloch, (left), tweeted a message after a conversation with her non-verbal son David, (right), who asked her a question for the first time which was 'Would someone like me?'

David Bloch had been nonverbal for most of his life as he developed an immunodeficiency disorder which meant he had to be home-schooled.But his mom said he always wished that he could make friends as he was lonely

David Bloch had been nonverbal for most of his life as he developed an immunodeficiency disorder which meant he had to be home-schooled.But his mom said he always wished that he could make friends as he was lonely 

Kerry took to Twitter explaining her conversation with her son and has been overwhelmed at the response David has gotten as thousands of people told him he could call them his friends.

Her tweet, which has since gone viral and liked over 15,000 times, read: 'My 21 year old autistic son has no communication skills. Today he asked me his first question ever. It was. “Would someone like me?."'  

She shared an image of David smiling and people responded from around

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