Stephen J. Wampler has been living with cerebral palsy for many years, so he’s made overcoming obstacles his life’s work. He and his wife Elizabeth started the Stephen J. Wampler Foundation in 2002 to help children with disabilities participate in outdoor activities and programs. They’ve sent thousands of kids to camp, including low-income children who would never ordinarily get a chance to experience the great outdoors.
Along the way, Stephen has been a wonderful dad to two children. When he recently told his son Joseph he was sorry he couldn’t throw a baseball with him like other dads, Joseph found a way to show Stephen that no matter what, he’s “enough.”
“You’re enough! You’re enough! You’re enough!” Joseph captioned a video featuring flashes of their happy life together. Each photo shows Stephen being an engaged, joyful parent in Joseph’s life, proving that cerebral palsy doesn’t define him — nor does it mean he can’t be the best father for his kids!
The dad’s reaction to Joseph’s gift is everything! See it for yourself in the video below, and don’t forget to share this emotional story.
Want to be happier in just 5 minutes a day? Sign up for Morning Smile and join over 455,000+ people who start each day with good news.