High School Senior With Cerebral Palsy Walks for 1st Time to Get Diploma

Micah McDade has been practicing the walk for months

An Okmulgee, Oklahoma, high school senior who was born with cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair, took his first steps in public during his graduation ceremony on Friday, Today.com reported. 

Micah McDade stepped out of his wheelchair and walked across the stage to accept his diploma as the crowd cheered him on.

His classmates had no idea that McDade, who had countless surgeries and a lot of rehabilitation, has been practicing the walk for months, according to Okmulgee News Network. 

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