A Five-Year-Old With Brain Condition Takes His First Steps

The Hanson family of Woodstock, Georgia, has a lot to celebrate. Five-year-old Camden, who lives with a brain condition that limits his ability to move, just took his first steps. His mom, Mandy, posted a video of the proud moment on Twitter to spread some joy on the Internet and it’s gotten more than 7-million views.

"Since we all could use a little happiness in our lives these days: My youngest son (age 5) has progressive cerebellar atrophy and is physically handicapped,” she tweeted. “He also has 10 therapies a week. Today, he finally took independent steps!! #MyHero #NeverGiveUp."

Camden has also had challenges with speech. Just two years ago, he communicated by making sounds, but now he’s able to speak in full sentences. His mom credits his intensive therapy and his strong-willed attitude for his verbal progress and walking

Source: Today

Moment of love and family bonding captured

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