Two-year-old amputee proves a little optimism goes a long way

With a little optimism and assistance, this little boy proves that nothing is impossible.

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  • There are times in life where we want to throw in the towel and just give up. However, after watching the video of this 2-year-old boy, you will have the motivation to overcome any challenge in your life. According to Today, Kayden Elijah Kinckle was born with omphalocele, which is a type of hernia. These complications caused the need for his left leg and right foot to be amputated. However, he doesn't let that get him down. Kinckle pushes forward, one step at a time, with the type of optimism we all need to strive for in our lives.

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Courtnie is an editor for and has a degree in journalism. She has a slight obsession with running, newspapers and large fuzzy blankets. She currently lives in Idaho with her husband and two sons.

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