Paralympic medalist cheers toddler’s first steps with prosthetic leg

Paralympic star Blake Leeper encouraged a 2-year-old trying to walk with a prosthetic leg for the first time in a video that has since gone viral.
1:48 | 12/29/20

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Finally tonight, America strong. Little kj learning to hit his stride while his family will never forget those first steps. That little guy right there is 2-year-old kj dyer from Oklahoma. You're watching him is first steps on his prosthetic leg at Scott sabolich prosthetics in Oklahoma City. Good race. What K.J and his parents didn't know is they wouldn't be taking this new journey alone. There you go. Come on! Down at the other end of the hallway, paraolympian Blake leaper. Just watch the connection. I'm ready for you. Leaper showing little kj his legs are the same. You're doing great! You're doing awesome! Encouraging kj every step of the way. My leg looks like yours. At home just weeks later, kj is getting around like an energetic 2-year-old. You're going so fast! Kj and his mom checking in with us Toda E had the opportunity to meet Blake leaper and it was just an amazing experience for us as parents and for kj getting to see somebody to inspire him. Leaper sending kj this message. Keep fighting, buddy, and next time I see you, we're going to race. So you better be ready. Those words from a champion. Go faster! Inspiring the champion in kj keep up the good work. He's doing great. And he only had to have the walker the first day and ever since we've been home, he's been a very determined boy. Kj and Blake are one tough team. We are rooting for both of them. Thank you so much for watching. I'm Tom llamas in New York. I hope to see you right back here tomorrow. Stay safe.

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