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: Family Thanks Parker Police Officer 23 Years After He Saved Little Girl’s Life
His El Paso County parents adopted him from a Chinese orphanage where, as a toddler, he was tied to a crib.READ MORE: Victims Identified In Colorado Springs Mass Shooting At Birthday Party
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: Aurora Reports 7 Suicide Attempts Among Young People In Less Than A Week
More information can be found on the event’s website.