WATCH: The girl with stellar handwriting – but no hands
Sara Hinsley was born without hands, but she doesn't let that hold her back and keep her from dreaming big.
Sara Hinsley, the girl with stellar handwriting. (BBC News)
Source

Sara Hinsley made headlines when she threw one amazing first pitch at a baseball game recently. She was given the honour for winning a handwriting competition. Significantly, though, the 10-year-old champion, was born without hands. 

She’s developed her own technique for doing things, such as holding a pen, but her sister, Veronica, is always by her side in case she needs help zippering her coat or doing her hair. Veronica even created a temporary prosthetic hand made of cardboard and plastic, so they can play together and Sara can catch a ping-pong ball.

“I want to be a lawyer, and become a president, then go back to being a lawyer, and then become a judge,” says Sara, her dreams and aspirations firmly aligned with her family’s motto: “Be good. Be mighty. Do your best.”

Chat back

Share your family's amazing achievements with us and we could write about it.

Sign up for Parent24's newsletters.

Also see:

Read Parent24’s Comments Policy
NEXT ON PARENT24X

Matric Results are coming soon!

Notify me when results become available

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

 
 
 
 
Directories

Everything from parties to pre-schools in your area.