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Inspiring 2-Year-Old Amputee Visits Eagles Training Camp

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PHILADELPHIA (My9NJ.com) -

The story of two-year-old Kayden Kinckle immediately became an internet inspiration when a video went viral of the young boy learning to walk after having his leg amputated.

Kinckle was born with a rare developmental disease that led to the amputation of his leg and foot, but as the video shows, that isn't stopping him from overcoming some of the obstacles that are in his path.

Recently the organization “Bianca's Kids” asked Kinckle as well as several other kids to attend the Philadelphia Eagles training camp where they were able to meet the players and play on the football field.

Kayden's parents Nikki and Kevin Kinckle said that they aren't surprised by their son's determination and how his story has touched so many people nationwide.

“He always wants to do it by himself, he watches and he just practices. I was saying earlier about the physical therapist, he doesn't want her to help him anymore and he tries to do it by himself,” Nikki said.

“Whenever anybody saw him they said something about him that's just so encouraging so for everyone to see that light and get wind of what we're able to see, that's really good, that's really enjoyable,” Kevin said.

Debbie Savigliano is the founder of Bianca's kids and she discussed why events like this are so important to her and the kids.

“When I lost my niece Bianca in 2010, she was a pedestrian killed by a distracted driver, she was very passionate about children, specifically children in need and so I created the foundation in her memory,” she said.

 

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