At a time when most children are focused on learning their numbers, letters, and colors, 5-year-old Alejandro Lucero has an additional assignment: learn to walk.
Alejandro Starts to Walk after Cerebral Palsy Surgery
Alejandro was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of 2. One year later, he underwent spinal surgery to loosen his tight muscles and reduce his spastic, or jerky, movements. The surgery reduced the muscle tightness, but left Alejandro weak. He has been working hard for the past 2 years to build muscle and strength.
According to his mother, Bernadette, interviewed for New Mexico’s KOB Eyewitness News 4, he more...