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You what you wanna go this weren't good enough for good head.
Let me introduce.
TV in the Khalifa family we've got staff sergeant Jeremy -- his wife Melissa we've got Michael as well right.
And Logan and Mariah and Alyssa in Justin did I miss anybody.
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We're going to be back tomorrow I can result if you're sitting here next to me area.
And the reason this family has come to you want.
You wanna come over.
Only been doing for me yeah.
The reason it's the right tests here in New York is we ran and ran a little video a couple of days.
Staff sergeant tell us about it and what was happening in this picture.
And it with a videotape up we're.
And -- Where -- that point they just -- in the gymnasium there for the homecoming put me in front of the crowd and citizen of the courtroom mark would come out behind the screens -- walk into me.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Just amazing.
-- because Michael was born with this terrible Paulson yes so when you saw him walking and what did you think.
I can't describe in words -- old.
The pain and the suffering that he had to go -- himself -- -- determination that it would have taken for him to get to that point and I was the most.
Proud farther could I ever thought I would have been absolutely it but it it had to be emotional.
A win we -- -- video all the time of kids being reunited with their that their fathers and their mothers.
It to be a combination of the reunion -- your boy walking for the first time ever that's just off the chart it is there really is like.
-- crap I didn't grow its fifth we don't want a lot a lot of people saw that video and and they did cry when we use saw the video we -- in the room.
What you think.
I was excited for -- proud you know -- kept it secret new kid how did how did he get to the stage where he could do that.
Well he figured out how to stand up on his own and take one step and from there the encouragement and him seeing us get excited -- and cause -- No matter what it it is remarkable and it was a secret how long have you been able to do that.
Set up for five months and even got it down packed where he could walk.
You know that distance OK and so that school gymnasium is his near your home gets and that's where everybody came back -- just euros not us -- a -- was.
And their families met -- you know spouses outside and they brought some Jeremy inside so that he could walk to.
It's it's off the -- -- what's the reaction been from from your friends or family who.
Who know you guys across the country around the world what have you heard.
Sportsman great all over the country in the lots of phone because we -- stuff like that on how such a wonderful story it is and stuff like that.
Locally the family readiness officer for the but I am and this local school systems and stuff.
Michael's little celebrity back home you know everybody knows in -- -- proud of -- and live and on from there yeah that's exactly right.
Speaking of movement on what -- now tell us about his care.
Mean receives -- A lot of attention at school and stuff he's got an entire team that works for him and his school.
And that's what not a percentage his therapy and -- schools and is learning takes place.
About time it comes home we just.
Reinforce what they've done there today that -- and take -- break the school's been.
Really the one that -- this for mark on made this happen that their team has been exceptional and young when Michael's abilities.
And as he progresses they progress with him.
Melissa it's got to be great to have your husband home from yes kids.
You got a houseful yes and it -- pretty beautiful children and and they you know they got a lot of life and the little what I love I love that guy.
These cities like everybody else at age two it's sees something shiny you want to look at it gonna sit on the edge of the -- You know you're on TV right now you're away -- maybe a little bit ahead but I insinuate -- the great state -- cross street yes this it's very tasty.
Listen to us and and that right now.
And I understand they've they've put on -- -- as important we're delighted we're delighted that.
You would -- big trip up north -- -- humans evidence over the weekend and also today as well you know he might just wants him.
Would you like to -- stage manager when you grow up you're -- camera.
Cute kids staff sergeant Jeremy Cooney and his wife Melissa and their beautiful children we can keep Vermont.
-- -- -- -- Good job son -- -- -- Tomorrow.
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