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Inspirational wrestler graduates Ky. high school

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Updated: 6/14/2014 11:23 am
By Shannon Cogan
NBC News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A high school senior who likely taught his teachers and fellow students a few things about life received his diploma Monday.

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Ten years ago, when Willie Burton was just 8 years old, he was making news as the first person in Kentucky to use a Hartwalker device.

"It helps me be more able to believe that I could walk," he explained at the time.

Now, Willie Burton is 18 years old and officially a graduate of Fairdale High School.

"Sometimes I just sit back and I ask, 'How did I wind up with such an amazing kid?'" his mother Brenda Burton said.



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