Three-year-old Camden is proving to the world that his disability doesn’t hold him back from participating in activities like other youngsters do. In a heartwarming moment captured on video and shared on Facebook, Camden is seen successfully climbing steps, sliding down a slide, and flinging himself with joy despite having amelia-phocomelia syndrome, a rare congenital disorder that affects his limbs.

In the video, Camden’s grandmother Karen Whiddon can be heard cheering him on as he attempts to climb the four steps by himself. Despite taking over two minutes to reach the top of the slide, Camden beams with pride at his accomplishment, declining any help from his family.

His mother, Katie Whiddon, shared the video on her blog and social media, where it has been viewed over 13 million times.

Katie first found out she was pregnant at 18 years old in 2013 and decided to continue her pregnancy despite concerns from others. Camden’s journey since then has been one of resilience and determination, with his parents working hard to get him prosthetic legs and arms as he grows older.

Camden’s story serves as a reminder that we should never underestimate someone based on their appearance or abilities and that everyone deserves the chance to pursue their dreams and live their best life.

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