GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Six-year-old Cavanaugh Kreb was born with legs that wouldn’t grow. Now, not only can he stand on his own, but he can walk and even run, thanks to a Colorado organization
Cavanaugh was born with a rare disease that includes a deficiency of the tibia.READ MORE: Denver Tied 126-Year-Old Record High Saturday, Lands In Top 5 For 90 Degree Days
His El Paso County parents adopted him from a Chinese orphanage where, as a toddler, he was tied to a crib.READ MORE: Police, Firefighters, Rescue Teams Continue Search For Diana Brown, Missing Flash Floods Ripped Through Poudre Canyon
Today Cavanaugh lives a very active lifestyle and on Saturday will celebrate the new feet he is getting with an event.
The Colorado School of Mines will host an amputee run and stretch on May 2 for all ages and ability levels. Experts will offer amputees personalized instruction to aid stretching and strengthening.MORE NEWS: Woman Killed While Crossing Broadway, Search Continues For Hit-And-Run Suspect Driver
More information can be found on the event’s website.