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    Sleeping Schoolboy Who Was Bullied Over Trump Last Name a Twitter Hit After SOTU

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    The 11-year-old from Delaware has been having a hard time at school over children mocking him for his last name, which he happens to share with the US president. He was graced with an invitation to the State of the Union address and has immediately become Twitter’s “favorite Trump” for simply falling asleep while the other Trump was talking.

    Joshua Trump from Wilmington, Delaware, has sent social media into a meltdown, outshining his presidential namesake during the State of the Union address. The 6th grader was invited to the annual presidential speech in the Congress after being mocked at school for his last name, even being forced to drop out for some time and sat next to First Lady Melania Trump, who is leading the anti-bullying campaign "Be Best".

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    But as soon as photos and videos featuring him were out, Joshua Trump gained fans all across the US. The boy, sitting next to another honourary guest, childhood cancer survivor Grace Eline, seemingly fell asleep. Many immediately crowned him their favourite Trump.

    ​Others shared their compassion for the child having to sit through 1.5 hours of the president talking about foreign and domestic affairs.

    ​Some even picked him to represent the US.

    ​However, there were those who slammed other netizens for making fun of him online after the SOTU.

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