KNOXVILLE (WATE) – While others are deciding if they can or can’t do something, Clementine White, 8, doesn’t see an option.
“I didn’t really think I could do that, but now I can. Now I know I can,” said Clementine.
She only sees what she wants to see: hope.
“If it seems that you can’t do something, you can at least try,” she said.
Clementine was born with spina bifida, which is a condition that affects her ability to move.
“She has done physical therapy her entire life and she was maybe three months old and I asked her physical therapist, ‘What’s this going to be like?”‘ said Christy White, Clementine’s mother. “And she told me she’ll probably be in a wheelchair so I just decided I wasn’t going to ask again.“
At the beginning of the school year, Clementine came home with a form for her parents to sign. It was a registration form for …