Brothers set to wrap up “Cerebral Palsy Swagger” at State Capitol

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – Imagine walking from Detroit to Lansing.

That’s a long way to walk.

Now imagine walking that distance carrying someone on your back.

That’s what 16-year old Hunter Gandee is doing right now.

He started the 111 mile journey last Wednesday at their home in Temperance with his 70-pound, 9-year-old brother Braden on his back.

Braden has cerebral palsy and Hunter wants to raise awareness about the disease. This is the third, and final, “Cerebral Palsy Swagger” that the brothers will make.

The first walk was two years ago when Hunter carried Braden 40 miles from Temperance to Ann Arbor.

The walks have drawn international media attention and helped focus attention on cerebral palsy.

You can be a part of the walk today.

Hunter and Braden expect to be at Cooley Law School Stadium this afternoon at about 3:30 p.m.

They’ll take a rest break there and then the brothers will walk together to the State Capitol.

It is expected that they will complete their walk at 4:30 p.m.

6 News will have a camera crew ready, and waiting for you.

Catch their finish tonight on 6 News at 5.

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