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Zach Upshaw, 17, has a special bond with his older brother, Austin.

Austin has cerebral palsy, according to Today. He can’t speak and uses a wheelchair with assistance to get around. His younger brother, Zach, is always eager to help.

He has never been ashamed of Austin, but instead has embraced him for all his beauty,” Christine Upshaw, the brothers’ mom, told Today.

Zach is always there for Austin, and his time spent with his brother has helped him realize he wants to be a pediatric neurologist so he can help other children with conditions similar to his brother’s.

In the video below, watch Zach get some well-deserved recognition for all he does:

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