Teacher carries child with spina bifida so she can enjoy class field trip

Ryan Neighbors, who is paralyzed from the waist down, and her mother thought the 10-year-old might have to skip the Falls of the Ohio State Park, until teacher Jim Freeman stepped in.
1:37 | 09/28/19

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Transcript for Teacher carries child with spina bifida so she can enjoy class field trip
Finally tonight, our person of the week. The teacher who heard about a student in another class who they all thought might not be able to make the class field trip. So he lifted her up the entire way. Ryan neighbors is a fourth-grader in Kentucky. She was born with spina bifida, and is paralyzed from the waist down. It's never stopped her. Ballet, swimming, and golf. Yes, girl! Reporter: When her fourth grade teacher heard she may not be able to join them on a field trip, he stepped in to help. Even though she wasn't his student. She has an unbelievable amount of obstacles to overcome. If I can help her out in one simple way -- Reporter: He caried Ryan in she was overjoyed. I said, this was the moment, the day I've been waiting for. Reporter: And her mom, they wanted everyone at home to know one person is all it takes. One person really can make a difference. We're hoping it sparks some sort of international kindness. And that people aren't afraid to do great things. You can do anything you want to, no matter what. You can do anything you want. So we choose Jim Freeman and so that early retirement we planned. It's going ok? Great. Now I'm spending more time with the kids.

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