By Danielle Chavira

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Remember the two-year-old who lost his mother and father in a devastating car crash in Franktown? On Tuesday, a little more than two months after the crash, Cadence Poyner hit a major milestone.

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He got to take his leg cast off.

Jayme Davis, Cadence’s aunt, posted a picture of Cadence’s unrestrained joy as he pulled up leg to his face and kissed it.

Cadence Poyner kisses his own leg after his cast was taken off. (credit: Jayme Poyner)

“Sooo if this doesn’t tell you how happy he is to have his leg back well you don’t know what happiness is. I love him,” Jayme said in her post on July 19.

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Cadence and his 3-month-old sister are now under Jayme’s care.

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Cadence had nearly 100 fractures including his C2 vertebrae. Jayme was initially told there was a possibility that Cadence suffered brain damage, but he’s making significant improvements everyday.

LINK: Poyner Family’s GoFundMe Page

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Danielle Chavira is a digital producer for CBS4. She’s an avid runner and novice flyfisher. Connect with her on Twitter @danielle_c8.