The Brotherly Love That Conquers Triathlons

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Reaching the finish line of a triathlon isn’t easy. No one understands this more than 12-year-old Noah Aldrich. He’s finished more than 15 triathlons by pushing his younger brother, Lucas, in a racing cart in front of him.

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Born with a rare neurological condition that renders him unable to walk or talk, doctors never expected Lucas to compete in athletic events. But together, the two brothers can cross any finish line.

Lucas Aldrich, who is unable to walk or talk, was pulled in a dinghy, pushed in a wheelchair and tugged along by a bike driven his eight-year-old brother Noah,he loves going on walks and watching television with his little brother, who has a rare neurological condition called lissencephaly.I like everything about him, he’s perfect, Noah said.

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They definitely have a special bond, the two of them,’ their father, Brian, told KTVB. You see Lucas light up so much when Noah enters the room. It just brings a smile to your face when you see the love between the boys.

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