By Good News Network Sunday, June 03, 2012
A determined fifth-grader with cerebral palsy opted to run the track during Field Day at his Ohio elementary school despite being given the option to sit out and despite the incredible challenge of his disability.
As his mom videotapes the two laps, the boy is cheered on by all his classmates.
Spontaneously, they came together around the final turn to inspire Matt Woodrum.
They ended up touching the hearts of hundreds of thousands of internet viewers watching the moment on YouTube.
(WATCH the video below, and READ the AP story on USA Today)
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