Mom Writes Viral Note to Boy Who Saw Her Son with Disability like Any Other Kid

Written by:Kimberly Yam of The Huffington Post

“Just by being you, you make this world better.”

One mother was deeply moved when she witnessed a boy’s interaction with her young son.

When Katie Myers’ son, Kaden, was 7 months old, he was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, a disease that causes his muscles to get progressively weaker. Now 1, Kaden, who needs a wheelchair to get around, has trouble with certain movements, Myers told The Huffington Post.

So during a recent trip to the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach, Kaden had some difficulty playing at one of the interactive exhibits. But one thoughtful boy came over and helped the 1-year-old out, assisting him with the device and ultimately playing with him just as an old friend would.


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