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Jakobi Dye from Grafton, WV is as tough as they come. He has been battling infintile scoliosis among other issues. I can’t do him justice with my words, so here is a post from his mom:

“Around 5 1/2 months we took Jakobi to the Pediatrician for a monthly check up, but was concerned with his back protruding to one side we he was sitting. After multiple X-rays and 4 MRI scans we were told that Jakobi had a 58 degree curve and had Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis. At 16 months we began casting to try and correct Jakobi’s spine instead of considering surgery at a young age. Jakobi was treated for cast 1-4 at a local hospital, but after no change we have started our journey at Shriners in Greenville! Jakobi has underwent 23 casts and 2 braces and now with his spine measuring around 90 degrees he will going through Halo traction before getting his growing rods. Here is a look at our infantile scoliosis warrior! Jakobi also has hypotonia, feeding issues, and a development delay in speech.”

Well, Superhero Jakobi has just posted his first YouTube video. He told his dad he wanted 10,000 likes. Put a smile on your face by watching this video. And, put a smile on his by giving it a thumbs up!

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/bMFlrmr6o40

To read more of Jakobi’s Journey, here is his facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/Jakobis-Journey-with-Infantile-Scoliosis-1680148428923703

 



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