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Heroes of the DayJune 2017

Each month, we receive hundreds of submissions from families all over the world, sharing their stories as well as photos of their children. If you would like to feature your child as the Hero of the Day, send us a photo of them to our Facebook page.


This is Tia-Leigh, she’s 6 years old with Cerebal Palsy and she was diagnosed at 9 months old. 6 years later, she never fails to make me more and more proud of her & what she has achieved. Never lets anything phase her and gives it her all. She’s not only my daughter but my best friend!



Our baby is our little warrior. He’s our miracle, a real hero. He fights to live, so we’ll fight for him too so he could live a happy life, with the grace of our loving God. His name is Calex Gabriel and he’s 8 months old.



This is my hero Summer who just turned 4 years old in May. They told us she would never make it past 6 months or even 1 year. Even though she’s given us some scares, she’s still fighting and going strong every day.



Erin just turned 16 yesterday! She was born at 27 weeks. She has had numerous surgeries and always comes out smiling! My lil trooper, my lil hero. A joy to everyone she meets!



My hero each and every day is my son, Dylan. He has spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy and loves life!



This is my hero, Madelyn!!! Her 18th Birthday is today! She’s the strongest, toughest little girl I know and I’m so proud to be her mama!



Brianna is my hero and a hero to all her know her.



My 5 year-old son Kaleb is my Hero. He has CP and was born at 40 weeks with perfect pregnancy complicated by a uterine rapture. We both were not supposed to survive, but by God’s miracle we did. Since then our world evolves around him.


Joshua & Faythe

I would like to introduce everyone to my 11 year-old twins, Joshua and Faythe. They have the most amazing personalities and brighten a room with their smiles. Although they both have CP, they never let it darken their moods. Always happy and pleasant, they have taught me patience and continue to inspire me.



This my son Abdo. Abdo was diagnosed since the age of 3 months with microcephaly and the symptoms of quadriplegia started to appear. We are blessed with this constant smiling child, with all our ups and downs he is always smiling and laughing, giving us hope and happiness all the time. It’s amazing how powerful his effect is on all the family without moving a single finger, he is such a hero.



This is my precious son, Joseph. He loves movies and coffee. He is very determined and has always surpassed doctor’s and therapist’s expectations. I would like to nominate him for Hero of the Day because he is my hero.



Hi, this is my son Kester. He is my everything. He will be celebrating his 37 birthday on Friday with family and friends.



This is our hero, our son, baby Luis who is 3 years old. He was recently diagnosed with hypotonic cerebral palsy, cortical visual impairment, chromosome 10q 26 deletion, hearing loss, and seizures. Luis is not talking yet, but he is walking and now jumping in the crib even though he gets tired easily. Luis is a loving, caring and happy child and loves his four older brothers and his puppy. We love you Luis, you and your brothers are a blessing!



I would like nominate Alyssa, 5 years old, for cerebral palsy hero of the day.



This is my daughter Hibbah. She’s 5 year old and she’s my Hero everyday.



I would like to nominate my daughter, Rhiannon. She has spastic quad cp due to Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome. She was our donor twin and suffered from a lack of blood and fluid for a period of time in utero. She is AMAZING. Rhiannon loves to smile and play with others. She has therapy all the time and works so hard just to do the things her twin sister does. She inspires me every day!



My daughter Mikayela graduated recently. I’d like to make her “child of the day!”



I would like to nominate my son as a Cerebral Palsy Hero. His name is Jesse and he is 11. The doctors told us we would never take him home from the hospital. He has been proving them wrong from day one. He always has a smile on his face and he can light up the room as soon as he shows up. He’s been having a lot of health issues recently, and I know we will make it through them all.



This is my brother Joe who sadly passed away due to a very bad seizure. Joe had severe CP, he couldn’t walk or talk, had multiple grandmal seizures, had acid reflex and had to take medications everyday. Doctors told us he wouldn’t live past 8 years old and he lived all the way up to age 24. He was such a blessing. He loved cartoons, especially Bugs Bunny and he liked to watch the Food Network channel and Golden Girls! He loved going places, and LOVED food! I miss him so much every single day. I think about him every day his birthday is coming up here soon. We love and miss you so much, Joseph.


Gabe & Gavin

These are my two CP Heroes of the day! First is Gabe and second is his twin brother Gavin.



My hero is my gorgeous granddaughter Aimee who has cerebral palsy. Such a cutie and always has a smile despite the pain she suffers daily.



Hello, my name is Bree and I have Cerebral Palsy! I recently graduated with a Bachelors of science in Nursing! I hope that in my career I can advocate for everyone who has Cerebral Palsy! I wanted to relay a message to all the people who follow this page. Nothing is impossible when you believe in yourself and have enough determination! I love this page and it is so inspiring to see all the warriors and parents that show so much perseverance and are so supportive to their child’s success!



A shout out to my daughter, Danielle, who graduated with the class of 2017. She was born at 25 weeks, 1lb 9 oz with multiple complications. She has quad spastic cp. She was accepted to and will be attending Edinboro University in Pennsylvania to pursue a degree in Marketing. She wants to be an advocate for the disabled and has aspirations of one day opening a modeling agency for disabled individuals to promote their talent and beauty and break the perception of what many people think when seeing someone with a disability.



This is my son Isaac. He will be graduating tomorrow, Saturday, June 3!! I couldn’t be any happier and I am very proud of my son! He is my world and makes me a proud momma. Here is his graduation picture. Class of 2017!



Michaela Wessels aka my hero! She started bleeding internally in utero and was born via emergency c-section @ only 31 weeks! We were told she would probably not survive and even so, she would be severely disabled. Here we are…18 months down the line, she’s diagnosed as a spastic hemiplegic CP. She’s been able to reach several milestones, defeating all the odds! And for one, teaching me to be patient, and all in God’s time. My angel. My hero!



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