Jessica Cox was born in Tuscon, Arizona, USA with a rare birth defect.She had no arms ,it was a rare congenital disease, but she always had a great spirit.
She is a psychology graduate from University of Arizona ,who can write, type-25 words a minute, drive a car, brush her hair and talk on her phone ,play piano ,fly planes yes and she simply uses her feet ! Ms Cox is also a former dancer and double black belt in Tai Kwon-Do. Her plane is called an Ercoupe is made specially and is certified without rudder pedals so she is free to use her feet as hands. It took her three years to get her lightweight aircraft license. Her three flying instructors trained her and she practiced 89 hours of flying, thus becoming the first pilot who flies with no arms.
Cox has almost traveled to 20 countries and she shares her inspirational story to people across and promote disability rights.She believes that anyone can excel, regardless of disability, with encouragement and support.She has authored her first book “Disarm your limits” where she writes on formula for flight to overcome obstacles and embrace self.
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