Student With Cerebral Palsy Wins Wrestling Match

Justin Kievit , 12, allowed opponent Jared Stevens to pin him.
2:49 | 12/06/12

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video we cannot get enough of. We showed you this memorable wrestling match yesterday. The middle schoolers teaching us all life lessons. "Good morning america" salutes you both, jared stevens and justin kievit. At first glance, this may look like an ordinary wrestling match between two seven graders. With one boy defeating the other. But on this day, both of these 12-year-olds left the mat as victors. And to call this extraordinary doesn't even begin to describe it. Take a closer look. You see, jared stevens has cerebral palsy. But he doesn't let that stop him. He wants to wrestle. He asked coach if he could get on the mat. That's when we asked the coach, you know, what do we have to do to make that happen? Reporter: He started practicing. And then -- the next logical question for somebody who's practicing with a wrestling team, hey, coach, i want to get a match. What do you think, dad? And I was like, put him on. Reporter: So, they approached a coach from the opposing team. He called me over to the side and said, he wanted to get jaret on the match today. And asked if I had kids who understood what the world is like. Reporter: Enter justin keivit, in his very first match. I shook his hand. I noticed he couldn't move. On the mat and pulled him over me. And slid under him like that. Reporter: And with the crowd standing and cheering, jared pins justin to the mat in just 18 seconds. Jared wins, as evidenced by that ear-to-ear smile. He looked at me with a cheerful face and smiled at me right when the match was over. That made me feel really good. The two adjectives that came out of this whole episode is courage and character, on both of these guys' part. Reporter: Courage and character. And a remarkable show of contrition. Sometimes winning always isn't the right thing and isn't the most important thing. Wow. I have to tell you -- that's unreal. Yeah. Teaching us all. Yeah. Teaching us all. Fantastic. That is great. And the behind the story was just as good as you thought it was going to be. That conversation from the coaches. It was completely spontaneous. Do you have a kid with a big heart? And then, you have this kid, who, in the end, just does it all. Any advanced notice or anything. Makes you feel better about the world. It really does. And kudos to those parents. Great family. Great, both of them. They really did.

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