Nick Vujicic – No Arms, No Legs, No Worries!

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Nick Vujicic was born in Melbourne, Australia with the rare Tetra-amelia syndrome: limbless, missing both arms at shoulder level, and legless but with two small feet, one of which has two toes. Nick is a preacher, a motivational speaker and the director of Life Without Limbs, a non-profit Christian organization. He regularly gives speeches about the subjects of disability and hope.

This video shows Nick giving one of his inspirational speeches.

Additional Resources:

  • Here is one of Nick’s websites, appropriately named “Attitude is Altitude”!
  • Here is another video showing Nick talking to a group of schoolchildren.

Topics for Discussion:

  • What would it be like to have no arms or legs? How would your life be different?
  • How do you think Nick is able to stay so positive despite his physical disability?

Take Action:

  • Visit the Life Without Limbs website to learn more about Nick and how you can get involved in his work!
  • Visit the iamviable website to learn more about the inspirational people in it and how you can get involved!

Teacher Features:

  • Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for elementary school students.
  • Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for middle school students.

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