VANCOUVER, Wash. – A little boy and his parents got a life-changing gift this holiday season, just in time to start the new year.

“He has a power wheelchair that he can drive himself at home. It’s so big, it’s 300 pounds, we’re not able to transport it,” Noah Hardin’s mother, Jessica said.

The 3-year-old depends on it to get around. His joint deformities that come with Freeman Sheldon syndrome constrict his movement.

“The ability for him to move on his own accord, outside of the home, it just continues to expand his world in a way that he hasn’t been able to do yet,” said Steve Hardin, who has the same condition as his son.

The family only has to…

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