Thu, 27 November 2014
Todays guest is a truly remarkable and nothing short of inspirational lady for sure.
Born without arms due to a birth defect, and fighting every day to live a normal "if there is such a word as normal" she touches the world with her passion and spirit for adventure and life.
As she says "Despite being born without arms, I live a normal life. I have had to overcome the inherent challenges and limited perceptions of other people. I have never let fear stand in my way in any aspect of my life. I don't believe in I cant"
And how man of us can honestly say the same thing?
From a small child wanting desperately to jon the other kids climbing on the monkey bars, to gaining entry into the Guinness Book of World Records as The first woman to fly an airplane with her feet, she has received recognitions and achievements from across the world due to her ability to not give an inch.
Even obtaining a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and developing a love of scuba diving
From her home in Tucson Arizona she is a on a mission to change all of our minds as to the true meaning of disability, believing in the words life is "10% of what happens to you, and 90% of how you deal with it"
So how did she overcome the self-esteem issues that haunted her as a young lady?
And has she found anything that has stopped her in her tracks?
Well lets find out as we bring onto the show to start joining up dots. the one and only Jessica Cox