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Disney Princesses Inspired This Kid to Walk Again

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Heroes come in all different forms. They don't need special powers, fabulous outfits, or fancy equipment: they're everyday people who fill the world with courage and kindness, like 8-year-old Arielle Urquhart. After surviving a near-fatal car crash, Arielle broke her leg and had to learn how to walk again. During the year-long recovery, Arielle looked to her favorite Disney princesses for inspiration to be brave and never give up on her goal.

Now that she's back on her feet walking (and dancing), Arielle is bringing some sunshine to the teams that helped her by creating care packages for nurses, surgeons, and other patients. Press play on the video above to see how Disney princesses like Moana and Ariel encourage Arielle to stay committed to her dreams and put a smile on people's faces.

We've partnered with Disney to share how princesses like Ariel and Moana have inspired the next generation to spread kindness, bravery, and joy.