Special and proud of it – little girl born without limbs is defying all odds

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Felicity has become a confident young girl thanks in part to her foster mom, Karen Bruyere, who’s been looking after her since she was a baby.
Felicity has become a confident young girl thanks in part to her foster mom, Karen Bruyere, who’s been looking after her since she was a baby.
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She loves Ariana Grande, watching shows on Nickelodeon, dressing up and playing with her best friend. She doesn’t like homework or chores or getting up early for school.

All in all, Felicity is just like any other little girl – except for the challenges she’s still learning to overcome.

It’s been three years since DRUM visited her (Special – and proud of it, 1 June 2017), and she’s come on in leaps and bounds. She’s an inspiration to her foster mom, Karen Bruyere, and everyone else who takes the time to get to know this remarkable eight-year-old.

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