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2-Year-Old Amputee Learns To Walk, Exclaims, 'I got it!'

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(TODAY) -- Get your tissues ready: You're gonna need them after watching this short video of little Kayden Elijah Kinckle, a 2-year-old amputee who has totally, completely, got this walking thing down.

In the video, the tot takes his first steps using a walker after his right foot and left leg were amputated, and his unrestrained kiddie delight is a sight to see.

The whole video is awesome, but it's around 1:03 where the cuteness really goes into overdrive.

As mom Nikki wrote in the comments on the YouTube video, Kayden was born with an omphalocele, a type of hernia that sometimes leaves organs to grow outside the baby's navel. Kayden's omphalocele wasn't as large as doctors originally predicted, but a band wrapped around his legs and led to deformities that made amputations necessary.

Nikki's video went up on YouTube July 4, but really gained attention once Michael Vick posted it to his Facebook page Monday. Since then, it's been shared over 101,000 times.

Mom is currently trying to raise money for her son's medical expenses via GoFundMe; she's raised $2,300 of a hoped-for $50,000 and is posting photos of the cherub-cheeked little boy regularly.

"We are confident and faithful that God will make a way for him to have a wonderful life and not have to go to special schools," Kinckle wrote on her GoFundMe page.

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