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IN People ON 16 Dec, 2015
We all wish we could live the normal life. Nevermind being rich, we want ourselves, our families, and our friends to be safe from any form of harm.
Sadly, this 2-year-old boy had to experience a terrible event, but still, he and his family have not given up and have tried to be positive every day. Read the story of Tripp.
Meet Tripp (yes, that's with two p's) Halstead, a sweet 2-year-old boy who accidentally had a tree fall on him as he was playing outside a daycare.
Due to the impact of the falling tree limb, Tripp Halstead suffered a brain injury. It was so bad and parents were unsure whether or when he would actually recover.
Despite the physical damage and the dreadful news, Tripp was able to walk again with the help of a device. It took him two years of physical therapy, but it was definitely worth it.
Even though the innocent, young boy somehow walks again and is still a happy kid, Tripp still is unable to speak.
Then one day, his mother handed the remote to Tripp and told the kid that turning on the television required the usage of the remote and saying "on' himself. Surprisingly, Tripp was able to reply with "on"!
Ever since Tripp was able to say the word "on" he has also successfully said "out" whenever he wanted to get out of his standing support device.
Since Tripp has been slowly but surely recovering with regaining both the ability to walk and speak for a little bit, the family has been positive about the 2-year-old's future.