Daily Archives: July 24, 2014

He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother

So sweet! Amazing brothers!

Kindness Blog

Never underestimate the power of brotherly love.

Noah Aldrich

Eight-year-old Noah Aldrich didn’t want his 6-year-old sibling Lucas — who is confined to a wheelchair — to miss out on a youth triathlon this month, so he pulled and pushed his little brother the whole way as he swam, biked and ran in the sweltering heat.

His determination didn’t surprise his parents, who said the brothers are inseparable.

“They have an amazing bond. They’re best friends and they do everything together,” mom Alissa Aldrich told TODAY Parents. “The connection and the love that they share is truly unique.”

 Lucas  Aldrich and noah

“I like everything about him, he’s perfect,” said Noah told NBC News affiliate KTVB in Boise, Idaho, about Lucas. The boys watch cartoons together and go on walks and bike rides, with Noah pushing and pulling Lucas in a special buggy.

Lucas was born with lissencephaly, a rare brain malformation. Children with the disorder…

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