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Elijah Clark

Despite being born without hands, this internet celebrity had a successful youth soccer career and had attracted over 500,000 Vine followers by early 2016. Many of his Vines showcase his unique physical disability and his tremendous capacity to function and thrive in spite of it. Before launching his popular Vine channel, he led his Lake Norman Soccer Club team to several championship wins. His most popular Vines include "When People Ask OMG Are Your Hands Really Like That?" and "When People Say I'm Hiding My Hands in My Shirt. Where Dey At Doe?" He and his brother grew up in Hiddenite, North Carolina as the children of Alishia and Marvin Clark. He and spina bifida sufferer and Guinness World Record holder Robert M. Hensel both accomplished great things despite being physically disabled. [+]