OMG, when the little boy enters the frame at 0:22 seconds, it brought tears to my eyes.

This is one of those stories that will help turn attitude from a frown to a smile.

The little boy has cerebral palsy, and the doctor told his parents that he would never walk. But, in true American style, they never gave up hope.

There have been numerous stories about over coming the odds and this is another! Little Michael set his mind to being able to overcome the odds his doctor’s gave him about never being able to walk unassisted.

While Staff Sgt. Jeremy Cooney was deployed, his wife, Melissa, worked in secret to help little Michael walk on his own.

The look on the returning Marine’s face when his son walks without assistance to meet him is absolutely priceless.

You can tell that he is so very proud of his son! Just make sure you have tissues ready for this one because it is truly amazing!

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Nikki Burns lives quietly in Western Washington, enjoying the company of a delightful family, three rescued cats, good friends, persistent rain, and very tall trees.