overcoming handicaps

12:19pm

Sun November 25, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Coping With a New Handicap: A pianist (Marty Nemko) loses the use of three fingers.

All of us have some sort of handicap, even if it's not officially recognized. Maybe we're emotionally tone-deaf,  maybe we just can't ever seem to motivate ourselves. One of Marty Nemko's handicaps is a recently acquired one: He developed a hand condition which renders three of his fingers pretty-much useless.

Marty was a pianist and when he developed that condition, he decided, before depression and self-pity took hold, to take on the challenge of learning how to play the piano with just seven fingers.

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