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Jessica Cox: I Can Do Whatever I Want

Being born without arms hasn't stopped Jessica Cox from being a black belt in tae kwon do, a pilot, a surfer and everything else she wanted to do.
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“I Can’t” Not in Jessica’s Vocabulary

On the playground swings Jessica Cox would imagine being superwoman soaring above her elementary school. A hero to everyone. It didn’t matter that she was born without arms.

Fast forward to Jessica as a young woman who became the first armless person in aviation history to earn a pilot’s certificate.

“I live my life saying ‘this is me’ and ‘I‘m not a victim on anything. I can do whatever I want to do,’ ” Jessica said. That’s exactly what she’s done. Check out Jessica’s amazing story in this video.

You won’t want to miss Jessica’s keynote presentation at getAwareLive! 2018. Learn more about Jessica at



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