LIVING WITHOUT ARMS

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STORY: LIVING WITHOUT ARMS DATELINE: JULY 7, 2011 LENGTH: 0:02:35 LOCATION: CAIRO INTRO: Besides the help from government, it still requires efforts of people with disabilities to make life better! Lifestyles takes you to Cairo, where an armless man proves that he can live a normal life with the minimum help of others! PKG In the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, Egypt, an inborn armless man amazingly lives a normal life, doing almost everything with his feet and mouth. 50-year-old Mahrous was born in a illiterate and low income family. By the age of 9, he was succeed to live like everyone else. Thanks to his elder brother, who taught him how to use his feet and mouth on daily issues! SOUNDBITE:(Arabic) MAHROUS "My older brother taught me how to write and do everything using my feet and mouth. I also work by using my legs and neck." After year and year practice, now his feet and mouth are really multifunctional -- even more flexible than hands! He eats, drinks and plays with his f Powered by www.newslook.com Producer : Xinhua News Agency

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