Features Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute| August 15, 2014| 5.00 pm IST Linda Bannon, Richard and their son Timmy live in Illinois. This family is truly inspirational and their story is being talked out worldwide. Linda and Timmy have Holt-Oram syndrome, a genetic disorder that resulted in them being born without upper limbs. Both Linda and Timmy also suffer from heart ailments, but that has not affected their life, or at least they haven’t let it. The video uploaded by Barcroft TV shows Linda and Timmy living their lives- playing, cooking, applying make-up, swimming and doing just about everything- all with the help of their lower limbs. “I am just like any other kids, Timmy says. “We were given the chance to terminate the pregnancy, but that was never an option,” says Linda.Linda hopes Timmy will have a happy life, a companion like the one she found in Richard.
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