- Jen Bricker Bauer, a state champion in power tumbling, has proven to the world that nothing is impossible
- She was born without legs, but she did not let that hinder the greatness she was destined for
- Jen was obsessed with gymnastics when she was a child, and she grew up to be a celebrated
Despite being born without legs, Jen Bricker Bauer has achieved a lot and proven to the world that everything is possible.
Briefly.co.za gathers that an amazing family adopted Jen and ensured that she never doubted her ability, a rule that helped her forge a life of triumph.
When Jen was a child, she was obsessed with gymnastics, and her idol was Olympic gold medalist Dominique Moceanu.
Jen went on to compete against able-bodied athletes and became a state champion in power tumbling.
She would later discover that Moceanu was actually her biological sister.
In other news, Jilumol Mariet Thomas is a 28-year-old Indian national who turned lemons into lemonade and learnt how to make the best of every situation.
The go-getter was born with a syndrome called Thalidomide Syndrome which robbed her the opportunity to live without arms. But this did not stop her.
According to The New Indian Express, Jilumol made sure her life was as normal as usual and she taught herself to survive, thrive and live to her best potential while at it.
The 28-year-old learnt how to drive like a pro after getting herself a car.
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