Inspirational race becomes internet sensation

Boy's heart and determination inspires millions

By Kevin O'Korn - Editor

ORLANDO, Fla. - If you're looking for something to feel good about today, this is it.

A race at Colonial Hills Elementary School in the Columbus, Ohio suburb of Worthington, has captured the nation's attention.

Despite having severe cerebral palsy, Matt Woodrum chose to take part in his school's field day 400 meter run.

When he started to struggle and fall behind, something incredible happened.

His gym coach trotted out, not to have him stop, but encourage him to keep going.

Then in a spontaneous moment of love and admiration for Matt, his classmates gathered behind him and cheered him on to the finish line.

The video was posted May 27th and as of Tueday June 5th, the video had been view nearly 1.2-million times.

You can watch the complete video by clicking on the link in the related content section below.

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