Braden Gandee, of Temperance, Mich., was born at 32 weeks with cerebral palsy. He can’t walk.
So his brother, Hunter, carries him on his back. Everywhere.
“Having Braden on my back symbolizes the relationship we have and the power we have when people come together,” Hunter tells Sports Illustrated, which has just named him its high school athlete of the month. “If all people come together and are as close as we are, we can accomplish great things.”
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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