Watch This Eighth Grade Catcher with One Arm Be Awesome

Luke Terry is a 14-year-old eighth grader at Cornersville Middle School Elementary. He’s also a member of the baseball team, where he plays catcher despite having just one arm:

Video: One-armed catcher excels on baseball diamond

Cornersville Middle eighth-grader Luke Terry's arm was amputated when he was an infant. But he hasn't let that stop him. He's overcome the odds to keep playing the game at a high level. His inspiring story: http://tnne.ws/2p30h6s

Posted by The Tennessean on Monday, May 1, 2017

Luke’s arm was amputated because of a brush with E. Coli when he was just 19 months old. But obviously, he hasn’t let that slow him down whatsoever.

He hits, catches, throws, and, whether he wants to admit it or not, inspires a whole lot of people to simply be great. You rock, dude. Read more about Luke at The Tennessean.

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