Toddler takes inspiring steps after open-heart surgeries

Xander, a two-year-old boy from Iowa, has been battling multiple heart defects since he was born.

His mother says he has had four open-heart surgeries, and still has to undergo more.

In spite of all of this, he loves life and is an inspiration to all.

In a new video making the rounds on social media, Xander takes his first unassisted motivational steps after his surgeries.

(Grab the tissues.)