Boy, 4, had one request for birthday: A party at Target


ADORABLE REQUEST FOR THIS 4TH BIRTHDAY PARTY, rtTO CELEBRATE AT TARGET. THE BIG BOX STORE HOLDS A SPECIAL PLACE IN HIS HEART. TIM ELLIOTT HAS THIS STORY YOU’LL ONLY SEE ON WISN 12 NEWS. JIM WITH ONE FOOT IN FRONT OF rt: THE OTHER, FOUR-YEAR-OLD VINNIE NATALE PUSHES HIS LITTLE RED CART INSIDE THE JANESVILLE TARGET.>>EVERYDAY WE LOOK AT HIM AND rtSAY WHAT A MIRACLE HE IS BECAUSE HE TRULY IS. TIM: PROUDLY WEARING HIS RED POLO AND A TARGET NAME TAG THAT HE REALLY DOESN’T NEED, BECAUSE EVERYONE KNOWS HIS NAME.>>THErtY COME IN AND TALK ABOUT IT AND ASK IF WE KNOW VINNIE, YES, I KNOW VINNIE. TIM HE’S BEEN COMING HERE FOR : YEARS, THIS IS WHERE VINNIE FOUND HIS FEET. rt>>WHEN WE WERE PREGNANT WITH HIM WE WERE TOLD HE WOULD NEVER BE ABLE TO WALK. VINNIE WAS BORN WITH TIM ARTHROGRYPOSIS, A CONDITION : THAT AFFECTS THE JOINTrtS. AFTER THERAPY SESSIONS, HIS MOM STEPHANIE WOULD BRING HIM TO TARGET AS A REWARD.>>SO WE WOULD SAY IF YOU DO GOOD IN THERAPY WE CAN WALK AROUND TARGET AND YOU CAN PIrtCK OUT A TREAT. TIM VINNIE’S PARENTS SOON rt: REALIZED THOUGH THEIR TRIPS TO TARGET MEANT SO MUCH MORE.>>HE WAS JUST SO PROUD OF HIMSELF HE WOULD SEE THESE LONG AISLES AND HE WOULD JUST GO FOR IT. SO WHEN IT CAME TIME TO TIMSO WHEN IT CAME TIME TOrt: CELEBRATE HIS BIRTHDAY, VINNIE FOURTH HAD ONE REQUEST.>>I ASKED HIM WHERE HE WANTED HIS BIRTHDAY PARTY. HE SAID TARGET OVER AND OVER AGAIN. AT FIRST I WAS LIKE ‘rtIS THAT THE PARENTS OR IS THAT VINNIE?’ AND THEN I TALKED TO VINNIE ABOUT IT AND I REALIZED THIS IS REALLY VINNIE’S THING AND HE REALLY RAN WITH IT.rt VINNIE WANTS TO KICK THINGS IN>>HIGH GEAR>>HE’S ACTUALLY STARTING SOCCER ON WEDNESDAY. WE WANT HIM TO EXPERIENCrtE, WE WANT HIM TO HAVE FUN. TIM AND WITH NOTHING STANDING IN : HIS WAY ALL VINNIE HAS TO DO, IS KEEP HIS FEET MOVING.>>IT’S JUrtST A MIRACLE TO SEE HIM WALKING NOW AND TO SEE HIM HAPPY.>>VINNIE’S CONDITION WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT HIM AS HE GROWS BUT HIS FAMILY IS HOPEFUL THAT WITH PHYSICAL THERAPY AND A POSITIVE ATTITUDE, VINNIE WILL CONTINUE TO OVERCOME HISrt CHALLENGES.>>. YOU HOPE YOU SPEND A LOT OF

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