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Doctors Said He Might Not Survive, But What This One-Legged Baseball Player Can Do Now Is Astounding.

Days after Adam Bender’s first birthday, doctors were forced to amputate his leg. The little guy was born with a malignant tumor embedded in his hip, and when chemotherapy failed, drastic measures had to be taken.

Doctors removed his leg from his hip socket. Unlike 98% of amputees, Adam was left without any muscle, sinew or bone to attach to a prosthetic… his parents, Michelle and Chris, worried for his future.

A few days after surgery¬†and while still in the hospital, Adam did something that would restore his parent’s hope for their son.

“I felt something hit me in the forehead,” Michelle says. “I was laying in this chair, and I thought, ‘What the heck?’ I sat up and I looked, and that little turkey was standing at the crib on one leg and he had thrown his pacifier at me — and laughed. And that’s the moment, I remember that I thought, ‘He’s going to make it. He’s going to be OK.'”

Since that day, Adam has been more than OK.

The now 8-year-old plays baseball, soccer, football and is on his school’s wrestling team.

In the video below, Adam shows off his incredible skill and determination during a little league game in his hometown of Lexington, KY.

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