Six Year-Old Paraplegic Takes First Steps

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Courtesy CNN

He decided, "I want to walk."

It was an elementary school talent show act no one expected.

But one Missouri student didn't sing, or dance, or play an instrument.

Six-year-old Caleb Roach, the kindergartner put one foot in front of the other, and made his way across the gym.

He was paralyzed from the waist down in a car crash last September.

Wednesday was the first time anyone at the school saw him walk.

That brought tears to many peoples' eyes, including Caleb's.

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