'It seemed like the world stopped': 4-year-old begins spinal injury recovery

Navon Lee was suddenly paralyzed on Christmas Eve. In an emergency surgery, doctors removed a cyst they found on his spine. Now, he's back home (a month ago) with his family as he continues his recovery.
Tony Lee was by his son, Navon, as he took on the Lokomat machine during a physical therapy visit at Gillette Hospital, Monday, February 22, 2021 in St. Paul. Tony and his wife Neena have been living at the hospital alongside their son since December 24 after Navon was rushed to the hospital with a cyst on his spine. He was paralyzed before surgery to remove the cyst on his spinal cord.
Neena Lee, left, helped her son, Navon, during a physical therapy visit with physical therapist Erin Peterson at Gillette Hospital, Monday, February 22, 2021 in St. Paul.
Navon Lee concentrated on his every step with physical therapist Erin Peterson during a physical therapy visit at Gillette Hospital, Monday, February 22, 2021 in St. Paul.
Neena and Tony Lee said goodbye to Gillette Hospital staff after being there since Christmas Eve, 2020.
Neena and Tony Lee leave Gillette Hospital after being after their son, Navon, was paralyzed before surgery to remove a cyst on his spinal cord, Friday, February 26, 2021 in St. Paul.
Neena and Tony Lee smile as their daughter Nyomi, left, welcomed her brother home after being in the hospital.
Neena and Tony Lee attempted to adjust to a new life at home after being in the hospital with their son, Navon.
Tony Lee encouraged his son on his first day home after being in the hospital.
Navon Lee practiced on his fine-motor skills during a physical therapy visit with Emily DeBreto, occupational therapist, left, and Karen Cepress, physical therapist, at Gillette Hospital, Monday, February 22, 2021 in St. Paul.