MILTON, MASS. (WHDH) – Milton Academy senior Jake Thibeault was greeted by a loud spherical of applause as he stood from his wheelchair and made his approach throughout the commencement stage Friday.
Thibeault suffered a spinal twine harm leaving him partially paralyzed through the begin of his senior hockey season final September. A health care provider stated he would by no means stroll once more.
Earlier this 12 months, whereas working with a staff at Spaulding Rehab, Jake instructed 7News that he’s decided to stroll once more.
“There has solely been one physician who instructed me that and, you realize, clearly nobody is aware of what will occur. I don’t, the medical doctors don’t, my mother and father don’t,” stated Thibeault. “I merely stated that I’m going to battle when he stated that and I’ve caught to it to this present day. I’m going to show him unsuitable.”
Thibeault’s household stated that his commencement stroll is a significant second for them after a really lengthy highway and a optimistic sign up his restoration.
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