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Not Even Cerebral Palsy Can Stop This Inspirational Bodybuilder

OCTOBER 1, 2016  —  By Matthew Derrick  
Matthew Derrick

Matthew Derrick

Writer and sassy ginger currently residing in central Pennsylvania. Matt spends most of his free time online shopping for clothing that he doesn't need, perfecting the art of eye-rolling, and indulging in all forms of pop culture.

Wade McCrae Washington is no stranger to overcoming seemingly insurmountable odds.

After being diagnosed with cerebral palsy at just 11 months old, doctors didn't expect the young boy to live past the age of 10. At 12 years old, he was given another life-altering diagnosis: severe scoliosis. From a young age, Washington had big dreams of becoming a bodybuilder. Others told him to give up, but he kept working toward his goal.

With the help of his friend and personal trainer, he was able to find a way to live his dream. After years of training, Washington proudly displays his professional bodybuilding card.

Learn more about this man's incredible story in the video below.


You've probably said "I can't" more than once this week, but stories like that of Wade McCrae Washington prove anything is possible if you're willing to put in the work.


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