5-year-old with Spina Bifida walks across graduation stage

Blake from Ohio surprised his family and friends when he walked for the first time at his pre-school graduation ceremony.
1:00 | 05/16/19

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I'm gonna stand by you We are back with our "Play of the day." And we're getting ready to celebrate some amazing graduates all morning long. But right now we want to highlight one very special young man who might be one of the bravest graduates we've ever seen. Take a look at 5-year-old Blake from Ohio. He was born with spina bifida but he surprised his family and friends when he walked for the very first time across the stage at his preschool graduation ceremony. His mom said, quote, as soon as I saw him walk out, I lost it. Cannot blame her for that. He's one tough kid. He had seven surgeries in just 2 1/2 months. He always used a wheelchair but over the last three weeks he's been practicing taking steps with a walker. We want to say congratulations to fwlak on that major milestone and, of course, on graduating from preschool. Wow. Inspiring young man. Look at that determination. Teaching all of us a lesson

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