Monday Morning Motivation – Noah and Lucas Aldrich

20 Jul

Many people have heard of Team Hoyt, but have you heard of Noah and Lucas Aldrich?

Noah and Lucas Aldrich are brothers living in Boise, Idaho. Lucas was born with lissencephaly, a rare brain disorder that affects development and growth.

Noah and Lucas Aldrich are brothers living in Boise, Idaho. Lucas was born with lissencephaly, a rare brain disorder that affects development and growth, as reported by the New York Daily News.
He can't walk or talk, but this doesn't stop him from participating in his favorite activities like biking, skiing, and going to Disneyland.
With the help of his brother Noah, Lucas has even participated in running races.
With the help of his eight-year-old brother Noah, six-year-old Lucas has even participated in marathons.
“They're inseparable and they always have had a really close bond," his mother, Alissa Aldrich told BuzzFeed. "It’s interesting to watch the bond... when Noah walks into the room, you can see the twinkle in his eyes.”

Last year, Noah and Lucas successfully completed a youth triathlon together, where Noah pushed and pulled his brother through a 200m swim, 5k bike ride, and 1600m run in the Idaho heat.

Recently, Noah and Lucas successfully completed a youth Triathlon together, where Noah pushed and pulled his brother through a 200-meter swim, three-mile bike ride, and one-mile run in the Idaho heat.

“After the race, Lucas was just watching Noah’s every move and was just so proud… you could see it in his eyes,” their mother, Alissa, said.

The brothers were recently featured on the Today show, where Noah told reporters, “I like everything about him. He is perfect.”

The brothers were recently featured on the Today show, where Noah told reporters, "I like everything about him. He is perfect."
Lucas’ progress since training has been astounding. “He’s becoming more vocal verbally,” Alissa pointed out. “He’s wanting to express himself more… He knows he’s able to participate in things more now.”

Their mother Alissa has recently started the Lucas House Organisation dedicated to children like Lucas.

Their mother Alissa has recently started the Lucas House Organization dedicated to children like Lucas, after getting inspiration from places like Ryan House of Phoenix and Helen & Douglas House in the UK.

If you want to donate to Lucas House, please visit: http://www.lucashouse.org/

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