6-Year-Old boy with cerebral palsy walks into his U.S. Marine father’s arms for the first time

You’d better go ahead and get the kleenex out cause this one’s gonna getcha:

“When my husband left on his deployment, our 6-year-old son could not walk on his own. He has cerebral palsy. Doctors originally said that he would never walk or do much of anything. While daddy was away, he learned to walk. For his homecoming, we set it up for Michael to walk to his daddy for the first time ever! We kept the fact that he could walk a secret the whole time his dad was gone!”

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  • nibblesyble

    My husband was wondering why I was blubbering at the computer, so I just showed him..now we are both blubbering at the screen..oops, my hubby just read this and has indignantly asked me to change it to me blubbering, him with a ‘couple’ of tears. Thanks Scoop, that was a boost to my day.

    • PFFV

      LMAO! Too funny nibble 🙂

  • This makes me bawl, but in such a good way. I’ll take these stories- real stories over stupid selfish political garbage any day. Thank you Scoop. Thank GOD FOR our soldiers.

    • PFFV

      You won’t see a beautiful story like this in the national news anytime soon. RIP to the Fallen and God bless our Injured Warriors.

  • leel004

    thanks for the notice, my newly opened tissue box is almost half empty.
    Aloha and God bless

  • wodiej

    A nice story w an even greater message. We are all children of God and should treat each other as such. If there was a lot more loving one another and a lot less judging, the world would be a much better place.

    “There but for the grace of God go I.”

  • 12grace

    This was a real tear-jerker!

  • DebbyX

    Kleenex worthy for sure!

  • Amy

    That is just so cool. 🙂 What a little toughie & a cutie ~

  • Ken Shaffin

    Wonderful video!

  • celestiallady

    Oh my – so heartwarming – gotta find my tissues.

  • MaxineCA

    I always love seeing these types of reunion videos, but this one was so special! (I don’t how in the world the mom was able to keep it a secret!)

    Thanks Scoop. It’s great uplifting videos like this to help us keep things perspective.

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  • Joe

    Thanks for This

    Made my day

    God Bless these Heroes and their Families !

  • timeout31

    we should see more of this. what a loving family….thank you, dear military, and family and for the post!

  • badbadlibs

    How wonderful 🙂

  • DCGere

    Luvs it!


    God bless all the fine military people who make great sacrifices on OUR behalf everyday of the year. What an stunning video. Thank you scoop.

  • Inspirational!

  • justrighton

    God’s grace is displayed everyday if we care to notice. God Bless them all.

  • justrighton

    Dang! Got something in my eye now…

    • nibblesyble


  • PFFV

    Heart warming… may you all appreciate the comforts we have being healthy and able physically and mentally when so many don’t have that luxary. Tell those that you love that you love them before you don’t have that chance. Love to all.