Sneakers of his dreams.

Position:SPORTS - Matthew Walzer - Brief article

In 2012, Matthew Walzer, a 16-year-old from Parkland, Florida, wrote a letter to Nike's CEO to tell him about his dream: to put on a pair of sneakers without his parents' help. Walzer was born with cerebral palsy (CP), a neurological disorder that makes it difficult to do simple tasks, like tying one's shoes. "As a teenager who is striving to become totally self-sufficient, I find this extremely frustrating, and at times, embarrassing," he wrote. Now, Walzer's dream has come true. He recently teamed up with Nike to design the LeBron FlyEase sneaker, which has a zipper and...

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