October 17, 2018

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Handless 7 year old wins handwriting competition

Handless 7 year old wins handwriting competition

A seven-year-old student born without hands has won a US national handwriting contest.

Anaya Ellick from Chesapeake, Virginia, does not use prosthetics. To write, she stands to get the proper angle, holding a pencil between her arms.

Her principal, Tracy Cox from Greenbrier Christian Academy, describes her as an “inspiration”.

“She does not let anything get in the way of doing what she has set out to do,” says Ms Cox. “She is a hard worker and has some of the best handwriting in her class.” The girl reportedly beat 50 other competitors to get the special-needs category prize at the National Handwriting Contest. Read more 

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