Minnesota Boy With Prosthetic Leg Friends A Puppy Born Without Paw


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Paxton Williams is a 7 year old little boy from Minnesota who had to have his right leg amputated when he was just 4 years old. Paxton was born premature, which caused the him to develop an infection in his right leg, it stunted the limb's growth so his parents had to make the difficult decision to amputated his leg and replace it with a prosthetic limb.

Then one day a puppy named of Marvel, who was born with three legs, came into Paxton's life and they instantly became best friends.

Paxton's mom is so happy that they found each other and says "It gives him the opportunity to tell the kids, 'Oh, she's missing a paw, she's like me,'" the mom explained. "And like it gives him that voice, too, to advocate for himself."

Blaine, Paxton's father, has also loved that his son and Marvel found each other he says, "It's like they knew they were special," Blaine said.

"The amount of emotions that were running through me at the time," he continued. "It was just awesome because it was knowing that she was in the perfect place at the perfect time."

The bond between a dog and their owner is a bond that can never be broken.