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Its not rare for brothers to want to play together, but for 2 siblings in White House that wasnt possible until now. As FOX17s Cindy Carter shows us, triathlons have given them the opportunity to buil...
Its not rare for brothers to want to play together, but for 2
siblings in White House that wasnt possible until now. As FOX17s
Cindy Carter shows us, triathlons have given them the opportunity to
build the relationship theyve longed for. For brothers Conner Green
and Cayden long, coming in last place is a sweet victory. The
brothers run, swim and bike. They compete together in triathlons as
one team. 6 year old Cayden has cerebral palsy, but 8 year old
Conner is more than happy to pull and push his little brother toward
that finish line. In fact, he refuses to race without him. I didnt
want Cayde to be left out on the sidelines, says Triathlete Conner
Green. because it isnt fair toward him. Though Conner always looked
otu for Cayden, this brotherly bond was something their mother never
expected. They have found their love together, says mother Jenny
Long. Their passion and ever since that first race, they have bonded
on a different level and I cant even explain it. Jenny Long says she
sensed a loneliness in her oldest son, a desire to play and connect
with his little brother, but Caydens special needs made that seem
impossible. Until, earlier this year, Jenny was thumbing through a
magazine and Conner noticed an ad for the Nashville Kids Triathlon.
Conner was sitting next to me and he starts looking and hes like
What are those kids doing? says Long. Hes like I wish Cayden could
do that with me and I was like Hmm. The brothers entered that
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