Arek Trenholm was born with a condition called spina bifida, which impairs the development of the spinal cord.
The 16-year-old has been wheelchair-bound for 10 years now. But at the sight of the red, white and blue, he hoisted himself up to pay homage.
The teen and his family were outside his uncle Myron Leggett’s photography studio in Leesburg, Florida to watch a high school homecoming parade. It was when the junior ROTC marched by with the American flag that he used his arms to rise up out of his wheelchair.
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