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'Corn Kid' gets honored as South Dakota's official 'Corn-bassador'

Governor Kristi Noem signed a proclamation, and welcomed the viral TikTok star to the state's "Corn Palace"
"Corn Kid" is now an official "Corn-Bassador"
Posted at 11:15 AM, Sep 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-07 13:15:43-04

See, kids, eating your vegetables can be worth it.

Earlier this week, a 7-year-old boy named Tariq, known online as "Corn Kid," was honored by South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem as the state's official "Corn-bassador."

She signed a proclamation and welcomed him to the state's "Corn Palace."

Initially, Tariq went viral after appearing in a video for the popular Instagram page, "Recess Therapy," where he expressed his profound adulation of corn. However, the interview became so popular that soon, a vast number of songs were created on TikTok with the footage from the interview.

'Corn Kid' gets honored as South Dakota's official 'Corn-bassador'

In the above story, you can see how happy Tariq was during his big day, and hear what he had to say after receiving such a prestigious position.