CHECK THIS OUT: Man born without arms and legs lives life with no limits

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A man born with no limbs, who took up break dancing as a way of making friends, discovered he not only had a gift for it but that it could inspire others.

Gabe Adams, 19, was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil with Hanhart syndrome, a rare medical condition characterised by underdeveloped limbs, mouth and jaw.

In Gabe’s case none of his limbs grew at all. Adopted by American parents Janelle and Ron Adams, Gabe was brought to the US as a baby and grew up with his 13 siblings in Kaysville, Utah.

From a young age, Gabe started using a wheelchair but parents Ron and Janelle were determined that their son would be as independent as possible, pushing Gabe to learn to move independently of his wheelchair.

At school, he tried out for the dance team as a way of making friends and discovered that he could use his limbless body to his advantage in the art of break dancing.

After graduating from high school, Gabe has continued to prove his independence, moving out of the family home and embarking on a career as a motivational speaker.

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3 Comments

  1. Bawi strong
    February 6, 2019

    Very touching and we just gotta be thankful for life don’t matter what the situation may be there’s always someone who has it way worst than you we just have to be grateful and give thanks tings can always get better but could also get worst it’s always best to look at the bright sides of any situation.

  2. peaceandlove
    February 5, 2019

    What an inspiration – especially for those of us who want a perfect life according to our standards! The opportunity to live in this world and use our talents for the service of others is a priceless gift from God.

  3. Inspired
    February 5, 2019

    Very inspiring story but you won’t see too many comments because it’s not political….SMH

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