Blake Helton of London, Kentucky was born with cerebral palsy, autism and epilepsy. He spent 105 days in the NICU and had four surgeries at UK. His dad calls him a “miracle child.”
And though Blake’s childhood has been difficult, he has Kentucky basketball dreams like every other 13-year-old boy in the Bluegrass. He watches all of the games on his tablet, whenever he’s not working on his own game. Here lately he’s been practicing his dribbling, and his dad shared an adorable video of his one-year-old brother, Alec, cheering him on.
Watch the video and let it put a big ol’ smile on your face today:
My son with autism, cerebral palsy dribbling a basketball the best he ever has. His 1 year old brother cheering for him. Every time I watch it I cry tears of joy. It's just pure, unbiased love. ? @rex_rexchapman pic.twitter.com/tKF1CtCbeQ
— Dave Thomas (@Keystone_24) January 16, 2019
Go, Blake, go!