A teenager can’t put into words how much his little brother means to him. Instead, the high school wrestler walked 40 miles with his sibling strapped to his back to show his admiration and help raise awareness for the 7-year-old boy’s cerebral palsy.
Hunter Gandee, 14, met with more difficulties than he had imagined during, what was dubbed, the CP Swagger. Heat, rain, fatigue and sores unnerved the brothers over the two days.
The pair, followed by friends, family and even other wrestlers who’d been inspired to join him, were met at the finish line on the University of Michigan campus by thunderous applause and cheers from those who had gathered to see the boys finish the 40-mile trek.
(WATCH the video or READ the story in the Lansing State Journal)