Eastern Congo Kids Go Nuts Over Former UFC Fighter’s Arm Hair in Adorable Vid

A several-month-old video is currently making the rounds of former UFC fighter Justin “the Viking” Wren’s missionary trip to the Congo, where a number of local children went absolutely berserk over his arm hair.

Uploaded to YouTube back in September, the title of the video reads: “Great White Sasquatch! 1st time kiddo’s of Congo see white dude!”

It begins with a group of children looking curiously at Wren– specifically his ample supply of light hair– before Wren offers up his arm so they can see what it feels like.

(Photo: YouTube)

Soon enough, the group begins screaming and laughing as children do, reaching a whole new level of excitement when Wren bends down and shakes his Viking-style head hair, letting the children pet him like an animal.

Wren’s website explains:

As an MMA fighter, Justin used his skills to defeat people physically for sport. He eventually realized a greater impact could be made using the platform now at his disposal. The same hope and truth God used to pull Justin out of a destructive lifestyle is the reason Justin fights for those who cannot fight for themselves. His mission is to share Jesus’ love with a semi-nomadic group in Congo, the Mbuti Pygmies where only 1% have heard of Jesus. Mbuti Pygmies are persecuted, tortured and denied citizen status in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

“Um, why am I crying?” a Gawker commenter wrote.

Here’s the full video:

(H/T: DeadSpin)

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