8-year-old with cerebral palsy gets movie-inspired wheelchair

8-year-old with cerebral palsy gets movie-inspired wheelchair
Posted at 6:31 AM, Oct 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-28 03:15:19-04

VISALIA, CA (KFSN/CNN) - Jayden White has been through a lot with cerebral palsy and two bouts of cancer, but she's got something to smile about this Halloween.

White, 8, was presented with a wheelchair inspired by the Disney movie "Wreck-It Ralph."

The wheelchair was made to look like the racecar that belonged to Vanellope Von Schweetz in the movie. It was built by Magic Wheelchair, a nonprofit that builds costumes like this one for kids in wheelchairs.

White applied through the organization's website and a nearby high school's 3-D art class was chosen to design it.

"She's been through so much in the past eight years - cancer twice, cerebral palsy, all of it," Dayna Calhoun, White's mother, said. "It was exciting to see something good come of it after everything she's been through."

The vehicle isn't just a display piece. White plans to hit the streets in on Halloween night.

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