13-year-old Jamarion Styles doesn’t let his disability get in the way of his dreams.
This cellphone video shows Jamarion Styles, an 8th grader from Boca Raton, Florida, hitting a 3-point shot at the buzzer that won his team the game. It would have been a spectacular shot for anyone, but Styles has only one arm.
A bacterial infection that required the amputation of his right arm hasn’t stopped the young man, who also plays football, according to a WSVN-TV report.
“I think he plays just like everyone else,” teammate Mark Steig said of Styles in an interview with the station. “He goes through it. He has no excuses.”
For Styles, the secret to his success is in his attitude. “Just stay positive and you can do whatever you can if you want to,” he said.
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