LDS woman told she would never walk, talk defies the odds with faith (+video)

Cassi Baird wasn't supposed to walk. She wasn't supposed to talk. She wasn't even supposed to be able to turn her head.

But Baird has spent the past 26 years of her life defying the odds by doing everything from walking to earning a master's degree in social work. Determined that she is on the earth for a reason, Baird continues to look forward and spread a message of hope.

"We were given the opportunity to come to earth, and if we're not doing anything, if we're just sitting around, then we're wasting our time, and we're not sharing the gifts we were given," Baird said. "We may have to figure out a different way to do it, but if you don't try, you're going to regret not doing it."

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