Meet Cornel Hrisca-Munn, a 20-year-old who born with no forearms and a severely deformed leg. During birth, doctors predicted he only had days to live. He was sent to infamous Romanian orphanage for unwanted children where he was "left to die," but has been beating the odds ever since.
The Telegraph explains how Cornel was adopted by a British couple, who raised him to be an inspiration to others. Today, Cornel is an accomplished swimmer and model citizen, his primary love is drums, which he taught himself. He's so good that he was a runner-up at a national drumming competition, records himself performing contemporary hits on his kit like a pro. Check out his moves below (raise your hand if you now consider arms as being overrated):
And if you're still unimpressed, Cornel is also a member of the jazz orchestra at Oxford University, where he is currently studying studying philosophy and theology. So what have you done today?
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