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Kanye West Sends Yeezys and a Heartwarming Note to a Paralyzed Fan: 'You Are an Inspiration'

by Alex Ungerman 5:15 PM PDT, July 20, 2017
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When Kanye West raps, "I love you like Kanye loves Kanye," he really means it.

The 40-year-old rapper sent a handwritten note along with a pair of Yeezys -- his shoe line with Adidas -- to Tyler Wesley, a paralyzed fan who has been sharing his life and experiences on Instagram.

My five year anniversary of my spinal cord injury is today. Years ago I thought my life was over knowing that I was going to be in a wheelchair for the rest of my life. But now, I am not ashamed of being in a wheelchair. I love the spinal cord injury/disability community. I've heard all kinds of injuries and life stories from inspirational human beings from across the world. Many of them have taught me to never give up and that it can always be worse so just keep pushing on no matter how bad things may get in life. Going from an athlete to being in a wheelchair since I was 15 years old hasn't shaken my confidence and who I am as a person. I'm still that same person I was mentally, just a lot more knowledgeable, grateful, and have a way more appreciation for life. I don't want people to think that I'm not happy being in my wheelchair and that's the reason I fight so hard to walk again.. it's actually the opposite, I'm happy but I want more in life as anyone else would. I'm incredibly grateful for all the support from my family and friends and also the random kind of acts and motivation I receive on a daily basis to walk again. The most important reason I do what I can do to share my story with thousands of people is to spread awareness of a life changing injury. "The spinal cord injury." As many as 500,000 people across the world suffer a spinal cord injury each year. One day a cure to heal paralysis will come. Until then, I will continue to fight to show the millions living with this injury that we choose to keep going and live life to the fullest.

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For this life, I cannot change..

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"Thank you #KanyeWest & @adidasoriginals for the Custom "Cream White" Yeezy Boost 350 V2," Tyler captioned the pic of his new kicks and Kanye's note, which read, "Tyler, you are an inspiration. You show the world anything is possible. Thank you for sharing your journey."

Thank you #KanyeWest & @adidasoriginals for the Custom "Cream White" Yeezy Boost 350 V2 🔥

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Incredible.

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Meanwhile, Kanye isn't the only rapper who has gone above and beyond to show appreciation to a fan.

Watch the video below for the incredible gift Kendrick Lamar recently gave to a paralyzed fan of his.

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