VIDEO: Chicago teen's emotional reaction to getting into Harvard

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A camera was rolling when Amado Candelario found out he was accepted early at Harvard University.

A camera was rolling when Amado Candelario found out he was accepted early at Harvard University.

The emotional video quickly went viral.

Candelario is a senior at Solorio Academy High School. He said that after growing up without a father and on Chicago's Southwest Side, he never thought this moment would come.

Candelario called his acceptance a win for "all the kids like me that think they cannot achieve greatness."
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