Young Astros fan with rare disorder left in tears after being scolded at game

HOUSTON, Texas -- Since the Houston Astros won the World Series last year, it has been nothing but cheers and smiles for 8-year-old Chloe and her family.

"We've watched every single game," mom Monica Beaver said.

Chloe was especially happy after scoring a World Series ring of her own.

"It feels like I'm royal," she said.

Chloe was recently diagnosed with a rare disorder called DMDD, or disruptive mood dysregulation disorder.

"It's basically, she has a harder time with emotions than other 8-year-olds can," Beaver said. "It just makes daily life a little harder. She has to stop and think what the right emotion is to certain things."

But it wasn't all fun and games Sunday. Beaver shared a video from the game against the Angels, where you can see Chloe's excitement as she yells, "Swing batter." But just before the 5th inning, a second video captures Chloe bursting into tears after another fan scolded her for being too loud.

"(She made me feel) a little bit guilty because I'm annoying, nd nobody says that to me," Chloe said.

Monica said she had no clue she had just recorded the woman telling her daughter to stop. She noticed it after the fact.

"I should have seen that immediately, and I didn't and it's just heartbreaking," Monica said. "We don't get to scream and holler at home. It's one of the things she likes. It's a way to express her emotions."

She took to social media to talk about Chloe's disorder, and within hours, her post went viral.

"It's uplifting," she said. "Again, I'm still in shock."

Astros pitcher Lance McCullers tweeted about the story, writing, "Chloe, don't you EVER stop cheering! I would love for you to cheer us on, as LOUD as you can, during ALDS game 1 in MMP! I would be honored to leave you a ticket!"

Monica said she's grateful for the many likes and shares, and she hopes many people out there think before they react because you truly never know someone's battle.

"One step at a time, I have to remind myself every day," Monica said.

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