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The Cerebral Palsy Swagger

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Hunter Gandee is a Bedford wrestler and football player. His biggest fan is his little brother Braden. Braden is seven and was born with cerebral palsy. The condition affects his motor abilities.

Braden loves to cheer on his big brother and Hunter has made it his mission to raise awareness about cerebral palsy.

On June 7th and 8th Hunter is going to walk from the Bedford Junior High wrestling room to the University of Michigan Wrestling room, The Bahna Center, carrying his brother on his back. That's a forty mile trek over two days with 54 pounds on his back.

Braden says his job will be to sing and entertain Hunter. Hunter says it seems like a challenge but that it is nothing compared to the challenges Braden faces everyday.

The Cerebral Palsy Swagger is not a fundraiser but rather a way to raise awareness. Hunter thinks that the more people know about CP the better Braden's life will be.

Both boys want to grow up and study biomedical engineering and neurology. Hunter hopes to design things to help make Braden's life easier.

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