Person of the week: Keenan Briggs

11 year-old Keenan Briggs was born without much of his left arm, but that didn't stop him from hitting a home run.
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Ask about Xeljanz xr. Finally tonight here, our person of the week. Little league baseball, alive and well in this country. And so is the determination of one 11-year-old boy, our person of the week. Summer little league baseball, a pastime for so many children. Number 32 there, hitting a home run over the fence. You can hear his parents, the fans cheering and teammates rushing to congratulate 11-year-old Keenan Briggs. His first time over the fence ever. I was like, wow, he did it. Just started jumping up and down. Reporter: Even Keenan's teammates asking -- He did it. Reporter: But just days before that home run, Keenan confessing this to his mom. He said, I'm afraid I won't ever be able to do that. Reporter: Because Keenan, up at bat, was taking a swing with only his right arm. He was born without much of his left arm. It never stopped him. He's a little fisherman, even riding a four-wheeler with his younger sister Carmen. Her advice about her older brother -- You shouldn't treat him different than anybody else. Reporter: Keenan plays basketball too, right there taking the shot. He wants everyone to know, you can overcome the odds. It's not hard to me because this is the way I've always done it. Reporter: And Keenan's lesson for his dad? Let them determine what they like and enjoy. Reporter: And back to that baseball field. Keenan is a pitcher for the Warren county south all-stars in bowling green, Kentucky. Number 32. Reporter: Just this week, the final game in their state tournament. There's 13 players on the team and love them all. We just all play for each other. Reporter: Keenan up at bat again. Those 13 players winning, 6-0. Ball game! Reporter: Going home the champions. It doesn't matter what you look like or what you are different about. You can do anything. That's the truth. So we choose number 32, Keenan Briggs. Thank you for watching this week. I'm David Muir. Tom is here this weekend. I hope to see you right back here Monday night.

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