When a 4-year-old boy approached her at the beach to ask why she had no legs, Nadya Vessey, a double-leg amputee, thought up a novel answer to satisfy the boy's curiosity.
She asked, "Have you heard of The Little Mermaid?" When the boy said yes, she replied: "I am a mermaid."
The little boy ran off to tell his father, who likely chuckled at his son's wild imagination.
But three years later, partly because of that young boy, Vessey is indeed something of a mermaid, fully-functional iridescent...Full Story