Gianfranco Bruno of Ottawa is eight years old and, like about 1 Canadian child in 500, he has cerebral palsy, a neurological condition that causes him spasms, involuntary movement, and muscle stiffness. To get around, Gianfranco was long dependent on canes or a walker, but his father Demetrio was determined to help him achieve greater independence.

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