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Internet-Bullied 'Dancing Man' Coming To Party With Moby At The Coliseum

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After being subjected to ridicule on the Internet for simply having a good time, "Dancing Man" will now be having a star-studded dance party at the Los Angeles Coliseum thrown in his honor.Dancing Man (real name: Sean) had his picture posted in that dark corner of the Internet known as 4chan last month, with the caption, "Spotted this specimen trying to dance the other week. He stopped when he saw us laughing." The two photos show a before-and-after of Sean dancing followed by him hanging his head in shame after being laughed at. Cassandra Rules of the L.A.-based Free Thought Project sprung into action and called out to the Internet to find Sean and even created a formal invitation:

They even launched an online fundraiser to cover the costs of his dance party. Having raised over $31,000, any leftover funds will be donated to an anti-bullying charity.

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Of course as the way of the Internet goes, the search was successful and Sean graciously accepted the invitation:

Moby offered to lend his DJ services, though he might've missed the memo that nobody listens to techno:

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Pharrell, who loves dancing in L.A., wanted a spot on the guestlist:

When it's time to party we will party hard:

And where does one throw a party of this magnitude? L.A. Memorial Coliseum, of course:

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Needless to say, it's been quite overwhelming for Sean, who wasn't even on Twitter until yesterday: