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Wheelchair bound piglet is latest internet hit

Friday, February 15, 2013 - 01:03

Feb. 15 - Disabled piglet using makeshift wheelchair becomes an internet sensation. Elly Park reports.

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Meet Chris P. Bacon. He is a one-month-old piglet from Clermont, Florida and the latest internet sensation. This video was shot when Chris P. was just 10 days old trying to go mobile for the first time in his life with the help of his new wheelchair. It's easy to see why this video got about half a million hits on Youtube in just two weeks. Chris P. was born with a congenital defect that made him unable to use his hind legs. His original owner took him to veterinarian Len Lucero to put him down, who instead adopted him and gave him the custom made wheelchair fashioned out of his son's construction toys. Now Chris P. is a true celebrity about to make his national television debut in the United States. But famous or not, all Lucero wants is for him to have a long and healthy life.

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Wheelchair bound piglet is latest internet hit

Friday, February 15, 2013 - 01:03