9-Year-old girl born without arms wins National Award

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The 9years old third-grader in Chesapeake area of Virginia, United States, despite being born without hands has found a way to be the best at writing.

The little girl Ellick was named the winner of the 2018 Nicholas Maxim Award, part of the 2018 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest, on Thursday, April 26.

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The award recognizes students with special-needs who have developed an exceptional skill in handwriting. In 2016, the 9-year-old was also named winner of the contest’s print category.

It was gathered that the little who doesn’t use prosthetic hands, learned how to hold a pencil between her arms to draw and write.

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