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Eight-year-old with Cerebral Palsy Races in Triathlon

4 Aug , 2015  


Bailey Matthews stumbled, but he did not quit. The 8-year-old with cerebral palsy was running with a walker in the final leg of a triathlon in the United Kingdom, but when the finish line was near and the cheering fans loud, he let it go. And he ran.

He fell, but he got up. He fell again, but he got up again.

The announcer in the background can be heard cheering him on, “You’re going to make it to the finish line, Bailey Matthews. You’re going to make it to the finish line.”

And as the crowd cheered him on, the determined boy did just that. He crossed the finish line and the crowd went wild. READ MORE