Truly, there are some people in the world who lack one or more limbs. Among them Nicholas James “Nick” Vujicic is an Australian Christian preacher. He does many motivation programmes. He born with Tetra-amelia syndrome. It is a rare kind of disease that causes absence of all four limbs. As usual he suffers his whole life mentally, physically and emotionally. He was born on 4 December 1982 in Melbourne, Australia. Actually he is a Serbian Australian. Now he is very famous for his motivational speaking throughout the world.
During his stay in his high school “Runcom State High School” in Queensland he worked with the student council to raise funds for local charities and disabled people. At the age of seventeen he started his inspirational non-profit programme “ Life without limbs.” In the year 1990, he positioned the Australian Young Children Award for his unique lifestyle and hard work for the disabled people. He was also nominated in 2005 for the Young Australian of the Year Award.
Vujicic has got his graduation degree from Griffith University at the age of 21 with Bachelor of Commerce including double major in accountancy and financial planning. His educational qualifications help him a lot to be a inspirational speaker. He also visits many countries and focuses on teenage problems. He travels as many as about 60 countries and addresses three million people. This brings him much popularity.
He participates and continues his motivational programmes through television shows and his great writings. He writes his first book, Life Without Limits: Inspiration for a Ridiculously Good Life”. The publisher Random House in 2010 published this book. He also published many DVDs to spread out his efforts. He always tries to motivate those disable people,” No Arms, No Legs, No Worries.
He starred in the short film The Butterfly Circus, which brings him the Doorpost Film Project’s top prize of 2009. In 2010, the film also got two awards as the Best Short Film at the 2010 Method Fest Independent Film Festival. At this same film festival, Vujicic was given Best Actor in Short Film for his outstanding performance as Will. Butterfly Circus also got the best short film award at The Feel Good Film Festival in Hollywood in 2010.