Video of a high school graduate in Pennsylvania walking at his recent graduation ceremony a few years after he was paralyzed is getting a lot of attention online.
In 2018, Hayden Hamilton was paralyzed from his neck down due to a spinal injury caused when he tried to make a tackle playing football with the Laurel Spartans, according to CBS Pittsburgh.
Hayden Hamilton, a Laurel High School teen, who suffered a spine injury during a football game at the end of August, is…
However, this week, with the assistance of leg braces, a walker, and his therapist, he walked across the football field to receive his diploma.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette sports writer Mike White shared the clip showing Hayden standing tall as he moved his feet forward, one step at a time: