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nick-01Nick Vujicic was born in 1982 in Melbourne, Australia. His mother had a normal pregnancy with no alarms or complications. However, without any medical explanation or warning, Nick was born without any arms or legs. Even three sonograms failed to reveal complications.

Despite the bizarre turn of events, the Vujicic family had to learn to cope with a son that had no limbs. To say the beginning days were difficult is an understatement. Nick had to navigate through the typical daily challenges of adolescence and school while also facing ridicule and bullying for his disabilities. Nick struggled with depression, constantly wondering why he was different from others. He was disheartened and felt he didn’t have a purpose in life.

Today, Nick now credits his faith in God for getting him through the struggles of adolescent years. Nick now has a passion for life that is inspiring everyone around him. Since his first speaking event at age 19, Nick has traveled the world to share his story and the word of God. Nick has spoken to over millions of people from all backgrounds and religions; students, business professionals and church congregations of all sizes. In 2005 he even started his own non-profit ministry, Life Without Limbs.

Nick doesn’t believe he would be here if it wasn’t for him accepting Jesus into his heart. Nick says, “If God can use a man without arms and legs to be His hands and feet, then He will certainly use any willing heart!” Nick’s latest venture into radio is expanding his mission to reaching men and women from around the world to embrace Jesus Christ.

Nick is now quite happy to be like any other human. He enjoys fishing, painting, and swimming and also is an author, musician and actor. He praises God everyday for the opportunities he has been blessed with and plans to continue sharing Jesus through his non-profit in the future.

His daily motto to himself says “If just one more person finds eternal life in Jesus Christ… it is all worth it.”

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