CNN Hero of the Year winner: ‘God opted me to help’

New York( CNN) Jeison Aristizabal wasn’t born destined for success.

Hailing from one of the poorest areas of Cali, Colombia, and waging a constant battle with spastic paralysis, the world seemed dead set against him.

“When I was a young son, a doctor told my mommy that I would amount to nothing, ” said Aristizabal, 33.

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