Despite losing the right arm, Manami Ito still can do extraordinary things.
The 34-year-old woman has inspired the world through the energy to overcome difficulties and her optimism. Many people are shedding tears when watching the clip of a woman playing the violin with only one arm. The music from the small guitar pulled by Manami Ito’s artificial arm has inspired many people through the spirit of overcoming difficulties.
The music from the small guitar pulled by Manami Ito’s artificial arm has inspired many people through the spirit of overcoming difficulties
Not only the violin, Miami also made many other extraordinary things with only one arm. Alongside the violin, Miami can play the piano and flute, and she can even swim with admirable accomplishments: The fourth goal in the women’s 100 meters swim contest at the Paralympic Games in 2008 which took place in Beijing and was the representative of Japan to attend the London Paralympic Games in 2012.
In daily life, she is a nurse, a wife and a extremely wonderful mother.
Miami, however, is not a congenital disabled people, she was born with a full body. A catastrophic accident robbed her right arm in 2004. At the most beautiful age, the young girl seemed to lose all passion and ambition. But Miami did not surrender. She stood up from the pain and became stronger and stronger.
The young girl managed to get back to school and successfully completed the course, graduated and became a nurse as her dream. She learned to use a fake arm and made it be a part of her life. She resumed her passion for swimming. She approached music and became a professional female violinist who inspired many people not only in Japan but also in five continents.
She approached music and became a professional female violinist
Miami Ito is a shining example of the extraordinary energy of man, does not surrender to fate, always smiles and moves forward.
Miami Ito always smiles and moves forward