Everyone has that one special thing to mark off their bucket list. For Bob Headings, it was to see (and hike) the Grand Canyon. However, 10 years ago Bob fell off a ladder, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down.
His dream seemed out of reach.
But his three sons and eight grandsons decided to change that.
They were determined to take Bob to the 7th wonder… and their plan was INCREDIBLE. According to his family, “Dad never gives up on anything that he does…” and it’s clear they all embrace the same attitude.
With intense training and preparation, the family was ready to execute their plan: to carry Bob up and down the canyon in his wheelchair. “It’s basically another step showing people that they can do anything with even the greatest obstacles,” his grandson, Jase Headings, said about the trip.
In fact, during the hike the family ran into several other travelers who were completely baffled by what they saw. “It’s probably about my 100th trip into the canyon and it’s the first time I’ve ever seen anything like that,” one of the onlookers said.
It was not an easy feat, but the Headings fought through the rugged, steep trail and made it down and back, never questioning whether or not they would finish the hike.
It’s heartwarming to see Bob’s expressions throughout the trip, especially back at the top when he’s reunited with his loving wife. This show of a family’s love is absolutely touching and a complete inspiration.
Watch below and share this remarkable act of love!