Paralympian Medalist Blake Leeper Helps Out 2-year-old Kid Trying Out Prosthetic Legs for First Time
In a heart-warming video, Blake Leeper, an eight-time Paralympic international medalist, was seen helping out a two-year-old kid, who was trying to walk with his prosthetic leg for the first time. The world record-holding athlete inspired the toddler to make him comfortable in his new artificial leg.
The video is melting hearts of the people on social media, who are not just impressed with the athlete’s act of kindness, but also with the young kid who showed a great deal of courage in standing up to the challenge.
The clip was posted by the Good News Correspondent on Twitter, which was later shared by former American professional basketball player, Rex Chapman.
Leeper said that he was trying on his new set of artificial running legs to prepare for the Tokyo Olympics 2021 when he came across the kid who just got a new prosthetic leg.
The touching video has been viewed more than 730,000 times on the microblogging platform. It has garnered over 40,000 Likes and has received thousands of comments praising Leeper and the kid.
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