This man was born with only one arm but has become the world’s only one-handed professional pianist.
Nicholas McCarthy, 24, from Tadworth, Surrey, was told at his first audition for a music school that he should stop trying to learn because he was wasting his time.
But Nicholas has had the last laugh – after becoming the first and only known one-handed pianist to graduate from the Royal College of Music and now tours the world performing.
The inspirational man has made it his aim to show people in a similar position that no matter what life throws at you, with enough dedication and spirit they can beat their odds and follow their dreams.
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