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Inspiring Boy Born Without Arms Learns To Play Trumpet With His TOES (Video)

10/03/2014 12:24 | Updated 20 May 2015

An amazing 10-year-old boy born without arms has learned to play the trumpet...with his toes!

Jahmir Wallace, from Phillipsburg, New Jersey, wanted to learn the instrument after admiring his older sister playing the piano.

And so with steely determination he began to use his toes to press the buttons just like an able-bodied person would use their fingers.

In an inspiring video uploaded to YouTube, Jahmir said: "My older sister used to play the piano, so I decided maybe I should try to play an instrument."

Reaclling the first note he ever played on the trumpet – just four months ago - he added: "I kind of felt excited. I kind of felt like, 'Oh man, this is comfortable. This might be the one for me'."

One observer said of Jahmir's talent: "To see how he moves his toes like we move our fingers – it's amazing."

Jahmir added: "Anybody out there who would like to try an instrument, go ahead and try it. You never know what will happen. If you like it, you like it. If you don't, you don't. Just keep on trying."

Boy plays trumpet with his toes

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