5-year-old Ohio boy with spina bifida walks at preschool graduation

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A 5-year-old boy from Ohio is inspiring several people across the world.

Blake Mompher has spina bifida, a rare birth defect when the spine and spinal cord don’t form properly.

Mompher faces many medical challenges with sometimes being in the hospital for weeks at a time.

However, on Saturday, he surprised everyone at his preschool graduation! Instead of using his wheelchair, he walked across the stage to receive his certificate!

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