Broadway star Melissa Errico, who appeared with Obi in a Yale musical, mentioned that she was “overwhelmed by his spirit and heat of coronary heart.”
The Morning Present actress Elizabeth Greer mentioned, “He’s a fully lovely man inside and outside, and he’s rising above his circumstances. He has turn into a hero.”
Nicely-wishes additionally got here pouring in on the GoFundMe web page, which Obi and his mother set as much as cowl his medical prices and accessibility house renovations. To date, the marketing campaign has raised greater than $264,000.
“I’m completely impressed by Obi Ndefo, who, by actions, reveals one how one can proceed, regardless,” one GoFundMe donor wrote. “What a person.”
Obi posted an replace in September 2020 to thank followers and to say he’s getting nearer to getting Ottobock prosthetic legs. “My like to all those that have come again from private bodily, psychological, and emotional obstacles this yr. Which is all of us,” he mentioned. “Collectively we will survive and obtain something. Blessings upon blessings.”