Incredible 8-Year-Old Boy Helps His Disabled Little Brother Complete a Triathlon

State   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Jul 28, 2014   |   5:37PM   |   Washington, DC

Lucas Aldrich has a rare condition called lissencephaly, which has left him unable to walk or talk and will give him a shorter lifespan. But that did’t stop him from completing a triathlon, with a little help from his big brother.

noahandlucasHis best friend and big brother, Noah, loves spending time with him and suggested they compete a kids’ triathlon together. He pulled Lucas for 300 yard in a boat, cycled three miles with him behind him in a stroller and then pushed him for a mile as he ran.

“They definitely have a special bond, the two of them,” their father, Brian, told KTVB. ‘You see Lucas light up so much when Noah enters the room. It just brings a smile to your face when you see the love between the boys.'”

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