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First armless pilot from Tucson featured in award winning documentary

Posted at 12:33 PM, May 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-22 15:33:47-04

Born without arms as the result of a severe birth defect, Jessica Cox never allowed herself to believe that she couldn’t accomplish her dreams. An expert martial artist, college graduate and motivational speaker, Jessica is also the world’s only armless airplane pilot, a mentor, and an advocate for people with disabilities. Directed by Emmy Award winning filmmaker Nick Spark, Right Footed chronicles Jessica’s amazing story of overcoming adversity and follows her over a period of two years as she becomes a mentor for children with disabilities and their families, and a disability rights advocate working in the U.S.A. and abroad. Right Footed has been shown on TV in more than 80 countries and is available to watch online and on DVD.