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Video: Man with cerebral palsy lifts weight worth 200 pounds; earns Schwarzenegger’s praise

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Washington, Feb 11: Passions do make people great achievers, odds all notwithstanding. Miles Taylor is one of them. The man, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at a very early age and weighs only 99 pounds (44 kg), never gave up on his dreams to become a weightlifter and recently, he lifted weight worth 200 pounds (90 kg), more than double his own and the video has gone viral, Indy100 reported.

Video: Man with cerebral palsy lifts weight worth 200 pounds; earns Schwarzenegger’s praise

We thought his iron will is weightier than the iron weight that he lifted and it impressed even the great Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Miles later posted a photograph of his deed on Instagram in which he was seen ecstatic and embracing his coach. In his post, he also thanked his coach and others for the encouragement.

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The video was viewed over 4.57 lakh times at the time of writing this report. Schwarzenegger tweeted saying he had a "new hero".

Praises also poured in from others on social media for Taylor:

Miles is also a public speaker who raises awareness on cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

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