Clip of the Day: Caine's Arcade

A 9-year-old boy's cardboard arcade reminds the Internet to play nice.
Apr 10, 2012

It's amazing what a child's imagination can accomplish with a little encouragement. When 9-year-old Caine Monroy started building his impressive arcade at his dad's used auto parts shop in East Los Angeles last summer, he was only hoping for a few people to come and play. It took until October for him to get his first customer, filmmaker Nirvan Mullick. Luckily for Caine, Nirvan was able to harness the power of the Internet for good, bring up the customer count and give Caine what the 9-year-old called, "the best day of my whole life." 

Nirvan has set up a donation page for Caine's scholarship fund. He says, "Imagine what this kid could build with an engineering degree!"

It seems as though most viewers of Caine's story are intrigued by this thought: over $25,000 has been raised towards Caine's future. Nirvan took to Twitter to express his excitement, "First we made his day, now we're making his future."

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