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Teen Completes 40-Mile Walk Carrying Brother

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(WLNS) - A 14-year-old is getting a lot of attention today for braving the heat, rain and fatigue, all to raise awareness for cerebral palsy.

Hunter Gandee walked from his junior high school near the Ohio border 40 miles over 2 days to the University of Michigan.

And get this: he did it while carrying his 7-year-old brother Braden on his back.

Braden suffers from the disease, and can't walk.

Their adventure, called "the cerebral palsy swagger", gained nationwide attention for the teens perseverance.

When asked how 7 year old braden felt after the walk he simply said, "tired"

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