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Transcript of Nick Vujicic
2/7/13 Nick Vujicic: How This Man Changed The World *He has given speeches all over the world, proving that you can have a purpose in your life and become stronger through your struggles ad make everyone feel loved. * Watching him accomplish more than most-and without limbs- has given millions of people hope to overcome the challenges we are thrown. * Through hid show of determination he proved that even when he has no limbs , he did for all he speaks for, now, the present, and the future. Important Information About Nick Nick didn't lose his legs and arms in an accident he was born that way and has had to live with it his whole life. He runs a non-profit organization called Life Without
Limbs. He speaks to all people, no matter your race, or any other events in your life. He is trying to bring others to Christianity. His message is for everyone to hear. Nick's Early Life Born in Melbourne Australia to parents Duska Vujicic and Pastor Boris Vujicic. He shocked his parents because they were not expecting him to be born without limbs. Thoughout Nick's younger years he had to suffer though bullying and self-esteem issues. Struggles Throughout Nick's Life *Nick had to deal with depression and loneliness throughout his childhood. * At age 8, Nick tried to commit suicide by drowning himself in a bathtub, but realized as he tried that he couldn't leave his family and loved ones behind. * Age 13 he hurt his foot, which he uses for tons of activities like typing and swimming. Sources * After that he realized that instead of being upset and mad about what he has he should be more thankful and focused on his abilities and not his disabilities. Nick's Amazing Accomplishments Nick has gone to 44 countries and spoken 2,000 times to spread his message, changing lives everyday. He has overcome all the obstacles from being limbless, he can swim, golf, type and also more. He continues to fight for whatever he wants to do, if a man with limbs can do it, he can, an example is surfing. Given many people hope to have a meaningful life, reach their ambitions and overcome all the struggles they face in their lives. What Nick Has Done: Nick always wondered about why he had to be the one born without limbs all throughout his childhood. Nick has written two books, "Life Without Limits" and "Unstoppable". Nick's Education Nick studied Financial planning and Accounting from Griffith University in Logan, Australia. Nick majored in both Accounting and Financial planning at the University where he achieved his Bachelors degree. Nick has also started to work on developing his abilities to be a speaker with a speaking coach that has also has helped him become a better presenter. Quotes From Nick That Motivate Me "If God can use a man without arms and legs to be his hands and feet, then he will certainly use any willing heart." " I found the purpose of my existence and also the purpose of my circumstance. There's a purpose for why you are in the fire." "Dream big my friend and never give up. We all make mistakes, but none of us are mistakes." What Nick Believes Helped Him Become Who He Is Today Nick believes that God made him who he is for a purpose, and that God helps him in the struggles he faced. His loved family members and friends he feels helped him through all of his troubles by making him feel like he belonged on this Earth. The readers of his books he has written also help him want to continue doing his preaching and inspirational speeches, there have been letters telling him that they had been about to commit suicide until they read his book. The people who at his speeches come up and hug him and tell him thank you for caring and telling them they all have a purpose and are beautiful they way they are. Nick achieved a double Bachelors degree from Griffith University in Logan as he continued his studies. Nick then moved to Brisbane, Australia where him and his family lived for 14 years before he moved to California. " Whoever you are, wherever you're from, whatever you are dealing with, I hope you will be inspired by my story and my message." "About Nick." Life Without Limbs. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Feb. 2013. <http://www.lifewithoutlimbs.org/about-nick/>. "About Nick: His Story." Attitude Is Altitude RSS2. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Feb. 2013. <http://www.attitudeisaltitude.com/about-nick-his-story>. Zaimov, Stoyan. "CP Church & Ministries." Christian Post. The Christian Post, 13 Sept. 2012. Web. 03 Feb. 2013. <http://www.christianpost.com/news/nick-vujicic-talks-unstoppable-overcoming-suicide-and-joy-of-married-life-81531/>. http://www.lifewithoutlimbs.org/about-nick/ Pictures: http://www.epm.org/blog/2012/Mar/14/nick-vujicic-he-uses-me-just-way-i-am http://dealforhope.wordpress.com/about-them/role-models/nick-vujicic/ http://media.beta.photobucket.com/user/lutrung/media/tn_NickVujicic2799.jpg.html?filters[term]=nick%20vujicic&filters[primary]=images&filters[secondary]=videos&sort=1#/user/switchfoot290/media/nick-vujicic.jpg.html?filters%5Bterm%5D=nick%20vujicic&filters%5Bprimary%5D=images&filters%5Bsecondary%5D=videos&sort=1&_suid=1359952593322012604152380359573 http://www.doudouworld.com/pages/culture-du-handicap/artites-creatifs/nick-vujicic.html http://www.backgroundsy.com/backgrounds/blue-world-map For Date of birth: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Vujicic (Vooy-cheech)