6-year-old girl with cerebral palsy has the sweetest reaction to taking steps unaided

October 07, 2019, 8:02 AM

The moment a six-year-old girl with cerebral palsy took steps without the aid of her walker went viral after her amazed mother caught the joyous scene on camera.

“Most of you know my daughter has cerebral palsy and needs her Walker to get around,” Lovely Janae wrote on Facebook. “She decided to get up and try walking without her walker and braces. My hero is not someone older than me it’s my 6 year old princess.”

The heartwarming video quickly gained attention, and had over 925,000 views and 22,000 shares as of Monday morning.

PHOTO: A six-year-old girl with cerebral palsy takes steps without the aid of her walker in Austin, Texas.
A six-year-old girl with cerebral palsy takes steps without the aid of her walker in Austin, Texas.
Lovely Janae via Storyful

"She’s a little hero," one viewer commented, while another said, "Her surprised face when she realized she was walking is priceless!"

“I’m so proud of my baby,” Janae later wrote, “She proved that anything is possible.”

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