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The Boy With The Giant Hands | Born Different3m15s

The Boy With The Giant Hands | Born Different

A teenager in India has three of five fingers on both hands grown unusually large for a human. 12-year-old Tarik from Uttar Pradesh in India is facing scrutiny from his surrounding because of the way his hands have swollen in size. His hands have been unusually big since early age, but as he grew older, his fingers would grow even bigger. Now, his hands have grown to a staggering 12 inches. Tarik lives with his brother, aunt and uncle. His late father used to take him to see doctors from an early age, but every specialist that has seen him told the father that they should see someone on a higher level in medicine. Now, the boy is left without being able to get any sort of treatment. The locals are afraid of the unfortunate boy, thinking he might be cursed by the Devil himself. Tarik can’t even go to school, because the institutions have denied him admission. He doesn’t even have any friends, other than his brother. His family is too poor to pay for specialists to find a cure for him. The one doctor that has agreed to examine the boy says that this is the first case like this that he has seen and speculates that it might be similar to the Elephant Foot Disease. Videographer / director: Rare Shot Producer: Haziq Qadri, Ruby Coote Editor: James Thorne

Dad With Dwarfism Powerlifting His Way To 2020 Paralympics: BORN DIFFERENT6m30s

Dad With Dwarfism Powerlifting His Way To 2020 Paralympics: BORN DIFFERENT

A dad with dwarfism is taking his passion for powerlifting all the way to Tokyo 2020’s Paralympics. Following over 50 operations to treat his joints - a result of being born with diastrophic dwarfism - Rich Willis, found that he was completely reliant on pain medication to get through the day, but one comment from his five-year-old daughter Cherry turned everything around. Videographer / director: Dave Hare Producer: Hannah Stevens, Ruby Coote Editor: Joshua Douglas

One-Legged BMX Rider Dreams Of Turning Pro4m52s

One-Legged BMX Rider Dreams Of Turning Pro

Julian Molina from Andes, Colombia, hopes to become a BMX pro one day and he won’t let a missing leg stop him in achieving his goal! When he was just seven, Julian was hit by a bus that left his left foot crushed. The injury led to other complications and the developing gangrene made doctors amputate his entire leg after weeks spent in the hospital. That didn’t make the young thrill seeker set off his dreams, despite the traumatic experience. His positive outlook on life had begun taking shape the moment he left the hospital. He says that he felt happy just by leaving the awful food there. By the time he turned 13, Julian was able to afford his own BMX bike without the help of his parents, by selling chewing gum on the side of the road. His parents, Ruben and Dalila, encouraged him to continue living his life like a happy child, not to panic and to keep on persevering. It took just a few short months for Julian to become known for his skills on the bike, first locally and eventually he got invited to appear at BMX event in the USA. His dream now is to have a BMX store in a park, so that other enthusiasts can come over and have ride. Videographer / director: Urban Skargren Producer: Bunmi Adigun, Nick Johnson Editor: Sonia Estal

290lb Yogi Proves Size Doesn’t Affect Your Downward Dog4m01s

290lb Yogi Proves Size Doesn’t Affect Your Downward Dog

In our society we focus too much on the way we look and about what other people think about us. As long as you are trying to be healthy on your own accord, looking whatever way you want is fine! If you really want to change, you should be changing for yourself and because you want to, not because of what others think. If you are happy then that is all that matters. There are many people who bring that message to light. One such person is in this video right here! A plus-size yoga instructor is using her online following to prove that you don’t have to be skinny to be fit. When Maria Odugba first found yoga in 2014, she never thought that it would give her a platform to help others accept their bodies and forge a healthier path too. With her 73,000 strong Instagram page and blog, Maria is on a mission to show the world that your weight should never stop you from exploring fitness. Would you ever try yoga? What was your thought on this video? We would love to hear your opinion down in the comments section! Please share this inspirational video with your family and friends as it will surely make them feel good! This is one clip that no one should miss! Videographer / director: Francisco Hidalgo Producer: Hannah Stevens, Nick Johnson Editor: Marcu Cooper

The 10-Year-Old Graffiti Artist Who’s Tagging Britain With Chickens 4m09s

The 10-Year-Old Graffiti Artist Who’s Tagging Britain With Chickens

There are many different artists in this world. However, no two artist are the same as they each have their own styles and techniques. It seems that the artist in this clip is a prime example of that! Graffiti artist Binty Bint has a pretty unique assistant - her ten-year-old daughter Lola. The anonymous graffiti artist started experimenting with graffiti when she was in secondary school and has since forged a career out of her unique-style street art. Unlike other politically charged graffiti artists, Binty Bint is known for her colourful and happy chickens that decorate dustbins, garage doors, houses and playgroups all over the UK. And daughter Lola was instrumental in choosing Binty Bint’s signature chicken. See more of Binty Bint’s work at https://bintybint.com. These two are so talented! Good for them for helping paint a nursery for children! This duo is truly adorable together! Have you ever spotted one of these chickens before? What unique art styles have you seen before? Let us know down in the comments section! Please share this amazing clip with your family and friends as this is one video that should not be missed! Videographer / director: Marcus Hessenberg Producer: Hannah Stevens, Nick Johnson Editor: Sonia Estal

The Teen Who Dies If He Falls Asleep | BORN DIFFERENT6m27s

The Teen Who Dies If He Falls Asleep | BORN DIFFERENT

A TEENAGER who suffers from an extremely rare condition means if he falls asleep unassisted - he dies. Liam Derbyshire was born with Ondine’s Curse, officially known as Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome, which causes respiratory arrest due to a patient’s lungs not functioning when they are asleep. The condition, which affects less than 1,500 worldwide, means the 17-year-old has to be plugged into a life support machine and watched by a carer every night to keep him alive. Doctors gave Liam just six weeks to live after birth, but later this year the young man from Gosport, South Hampshire, is turning 18 and has truly defied all odds. Videographer / director: Kashfi Halford, Adam Prosser Producer: Danny Baggott, Ryby Coote, Nick Johnson Editor: Sonia Estal

Baby Baller: 6-Year-Old Basketball Star Aiming For The NBA2m52s

Baby Baller: 6-Year-Old Basketball Star Aiming For The NBA

A six-year-old boy is dedicating his days to becoming the best basketball player around and already has his heart set on the NBA. Jeremiah Barjolo Jr has been playing basketball since he was two-years-old, with his dad teaching him how to bounce a ball with a tennis ball. The Barjolo family has a no-days-off policy when it comes to the sport. Come rain, snow or sunshine, basketball comes first! His dada Jeremiah Sr. was a basketball star in college, while mom Dorothy played tennis. It all started in the kitchen of family’s home, where Sr. would train Jr. in dribbling by using tennis balls. Mom Dorothy says that every day, when Jr. comes back from school, he goes straight to basketball practise with his dad. Training starts at 5 p.m. and they don’t come home until 8 or 9 p.m. on most days. Even Jr. little two-year-old sister is into sports. When the father and son duo go for practise, the mom usually brings her around as well, so that she can bounce a few tennis balls around. Jeremiah Sr. is actually a coach at his own basketball school, but this star pupil gets special attention. And it’s now wonder - the basketball prodigy already owns a collection of basketball trophies. Videographer / director: Brett McGinnes Producer: Hannah Stevens, Nick Johnson Editor: Jack Stevens

‘I’m The Scary Transgender Person The Media Warned You About’ | MY TRANS LIFE7m10s

‘I’m The Scary Transgender Person The Media Warned You About’ | MY TRANS LIFE

MEET Rebekah Bruesehoff - the 10-year-old transgender girl ‘the media warned you about.’ Mum Jamie Bruesehoff, from New Jersey, and her daughter Rebekah are spreading awareness of transgender people one rally at a time. Since her transition started over two years ago, the young girl has been campaigning, attending marches and speaking at rallies to stand up for transgender rights. Videographer / director: Carlos Chiossone Producer: Camile Rocha-Keys, Ruby Coote Editor: Sonia Estal

London's Museum Of Curiosities Holds The Weird And Wonderful: STORE CRAZY4m51s

London's Museum Of Curiosities Holds The Weird And Wonderful: STORE CRAZY

Shrunken heads, celebrity poo and chocolate prime ministers are just a few of the Victor Wynd Museum’s favourite things. From the outside of this small London museum, It’s hard to tell what exactly is on display - and if you thought the taxidermy and skeletons on the ground floor were unusual just wait until you go down the spiral staircase – where things get a lot weirder. Originally intended to run for just six months, due to its popularity, eight years later the Victor Wynd museum still welcomes 300-500 people every week. Videographer / director: Adam Gray Producer: Shannon Lane, Michael Muncer Editor: James Thorne

Make Love Not Scars: Acid Attack Survivors Get A Second Chance7m07s

Make Love Not Scars: Acid Attack Survivors Get A Second Chance

A YOUNG woman is helping acid attack survivors in India by providing them with education, job prospects and medical and legal advice. Make Love not Scars is a non governmental organisation was started by 21-year-old Ria Sharma. The NGO works with acid attack survivors, rehabilitating them, providing them with an education and helping them with medical and legal advice. Videographer / director: Shams Qari Producer: Shatabdi Chakrabarti, Nick Johnson Editor: Sonia Estal

Male Model Transitions Into Real Life Doll: MY TRANS LIFE4m26s

Male Model Transitions Into Real Life Doll: MY TRANS LIFE

A FORMER male model who walked the runways for big designers and graced the pages of Vogue is now cracking the industry as a woman. Eden Estrada, from Los Angeles, took the world by storm while working as a male model, but she always knew she wasn't in the right body. At just 20-years-old, Eden accepted her true self and began her transition from male to female, completing it with top and bottom surgery at the age of 21. Videographer / director: Brett Wheat Producer: Hannah Stevens, Ruby Coote Editor: James Thorne

Armless Tailor Makes Clothes - With His Feet: BORN DIFFERENT2m54s

Armless Tailor Makes Clothes - With His Feet: BORN DIFFERENT

AN INSPIRATIONAL man has defied the odds by becoming a professional tailor - despite having no arms. Madan Lal, 45, from Haryana in India was born without arms and was afraid that he would never be able receive an education or earn a living. But, determined to make his way in life, Madan found a tailor who was willing to teach him and now makes a living as a professional tailor - stitching garments using his feet. Videographer / director: Rare Shot Producer: Haziq Qadri, Ruby Coote Editor: James Thorne

Bonkers Berlin Butchers Sell Meat Cushions2m38s

Bonkers Berlin Butchers Sell Meat Cushions

Hidden in the backstreets of East Berlin is a butchers where nothing is edible. At first glimpse, Aufschnitt Textile Butchers on Boxhagener Street, Berlin, looks like a traditional butchers. But it is actually a quirky shop that'll guarantee to satisfy your homeware appetite, selling cushions that look like sausages, bacon and cold cuts of meat. The variety of meat inspired soft furnishings fill the fake butcher counter and hang from the ceiling - just like a real-life butchers. CEO and owner of Aufschnitt, Silvia Wald, originally studied Clothing Technology in Berlin, before beginning a studio for pattern construction and production. The name Aufschnitt Berlin was first coined as a cheeky play on words using the German word ‘schnitt’ meaning ‘pattern’ and the butchery expression “aufschnitt,” which describes a particular genre of sliced meats or cold cuts. The shop looks like a real butchers with a meat counter and hanging meat on the wall. Germany is known for their love of sausages, and Silvia wanted to use this in a humorous way in her textiles. She said: "Aufschnitt Berlin is one of the most unusual label for design of lifestyle products and home accessory.” Using cotton, lycra, synthetic leather and natural dyes, the five ‘textile butchers’ at Aufschnitt create a variety of sausages, meat cuts and organs to sell. Videographer / director: Aufschnitt Berlin Producer: Shannon Lane, Ruby Coote Editor: Sonia Estal

Skateboarder With No Legs Aspires To Be A Pro3m22s

Skateboarder With No Legs Aspires To Be A Pro

GROWING up as teenager is never easy, especially for Vinicios Sardi who was born without his lower legs. But six years ago the 21-year-old Brazilian found a way to accept his disability - skateboarding. "I always liked skateboards. I always saw videos, magazines and photos of other skateboarders. And one day I saw on television, someone skating without their legs like me. It changed my life. I thought, ‘Well, if he can do it, why can’t I?'” At the beginning Vinicios, from Sao Paulo in Brazil, attempted staking with his prosthetic legs, but they were too simple for the sport and one of them broke. Seeing how he was unable to replace the broken prosthetic to skate, he continued without them. Vinicios admits he had always felt ashamed about his condition but that his passion for skateboarding is greater than the shame he felt about his legs. “A huge obstacle I had in my life was being ashamed of exposing myself without my legs. I was really ashamed of accepting that.” Vinicios's aunt Aparecida is his biggest fan. She says that the media exposure he has been receiving for the past two years has granted him to perform in championships and he has been acing them. His ambition is now to become a professional skateboarder and his dream is getting closer and closer, showing that he has no limits! Videographer / director: Janio Edwards Producer: Shannon Lane, Ruby Coote Editor: Ian Phillips

4-Year-Old Biker Is A Motocross Superstar4m39s

4-Year-Old Biker Is A Motocross Superstar

A four-year-old motocross biker is destroying his competition and snatching trophies away from competitors years older than him. Born and raised in the world of motocross, Jaydin Smart is already outstripping older competitors and his parents believe he is on his way to a sparkling professional career. Jaydin’s parents - Jocelyn and Patrick Smart - are also motocross lovers and the family live on a stretch of land in California, which has their very own race tracks to practice on. This is one talented kid! He is doing something that most people cannot do! And at just 4 years old makes it even more impressive. Don't you wish that you had your own motocross course in your back yard? We could all learn a thing or two from this kid as you are never too young or old to do something that you love! Jaydin practices a whole lot. There is no doubt that he will make it pro one day. Being pro also means that you have the best motocross gear you can get! Videographer / director: David Johnson Producer: Hannah Stevens, Michael Muncer Editor: Marcus Cooper

Artist Paints Stunning Portraits On His Fingernails: MAKING MAD2m29s

Artist Paints Stunning Portraits On His Fingernails: MAKING MAD

We bet that you have never seen a video like this before! Wacky artist M. Narahari has become renowned for his unique portraits – painted on his own especially grown FINGERNAILS. For the past 22 years, the 40-year-old has been growing his nails to a particular size, cutting and storing them – before painting brilliantly intricate images on them. The art teacher, from India, is an inspiration for his students who want to pursue his style of painting. This style of art is truly unique! Never has an art form like this crossed our paths before, that is until today! When you think of painting your nails, you think of applying nail polish or things of that sort, but not actually painting art on them! M. Narahari is a very unique individual that really does bring out the beauty in painting your nails! You don't have to go to this extreme to make your nails look colorful and unique. You could always purchase some nice looking nail polish to bring out the full potential in your nails! Videographer / director: Chandra Sena Producer: Shatabdi Chakrabarti, Michael Muncer Editor: James Thorne

Inside London’s Secret Silver Vaults: STORE CRAZY2m43s

Inside London’s Secret Silver Vaults: STORE CRAZY

Tucked away in an unassuming road in central London is the largest retail collection of fine antique silver in the world. If you’re looking to pick up some dazzling antiques, look no further than the London Silver Vaults. From sparkling jewelry, to decorative candle sticks, to a cucumber slice dated back to 1805, the vaults sell thousands of pieces of silverware. John Walter is the current proprietor at William Walter Antiques, a third generation silver dealer who first opened their doors back in 1940, to keep London’s silver hoard safe against the Nazi's bombs. It was his grandfather who first came down there and opened a storage. From the on it grew to become an antique center. William Walter Antiques is effectively like a safe deposit within a safe deposit, guarding items that are valued from a few pounds to nearly a million. It is one of the top five most secure buildings in the world, right behind Fort Knox and The Back of England, so if you want to enter the place, you will have to go through a vigilant system of safety measures. And for a good reason. The London Silver Vaults cater to collectors, presenting pieces dating from well into the 1600s to the present. One of the retailers, Langfords, boasts a silver bowl from one of Queen Victoria’s sons and a silver teapot that dates from an era when tea was more expensive than silver. Videographer / director: Adam Gray Producer: Shannon Lane, Ruby Coote Editor: Ian Phillips

He Believes That The Earth Is Flat And He Gains More Followers By The Minute8m29s

He Believes That The Earth Is Flat And He Gains More Followers By The Minute

There is an ever-growing community of people who reject scientific wisdom and insist that the world is flat. Nathan Thompson, 31, a network marketer based in Orange County, California, set up the Official Flat Earth and Globe Discussion group on Facebook in June 2016. The group now boasts more than 42,000 members and even Nathan has been taken aback by its rapid growth. He was introduced to the notion of a flat Earth by a friend and says he initially dismissed it as a “ridiculous idea”. He now spends his time travelling across the USA to meet other Flat Earthers and spread his message to potential new converts. These ‘Flat Earthers’ believe that our planet is encircled by a giant, heavily-policed ice wall and that gravity is just an unproven theory. They also claim that NASA is a fraudulent organisation and that all the photographs and video footage we have from space are computer-generated imagery (CGI). And while their views may sound far-fetched, the movement has attracted a number of celebrity adherents in recent months, including rapper B.o.B., former reality TV star Tila Tequila and basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal. The Flat Earth community is also united in the belief that the continent of Antarctica is actually an ice wall that stretches around the perimeter of our world. Videographer / director: Joel Forrest Producer: Tom Midlane, Ruby Coote Editor: Joshua Douglas

Burns Survivor Mom Rebuilds Her Life5m47s

Burns Survivor Mom Rebuilds Her Life

Life is a funny thing; it can go from perfect to grim in a blink of an eye. A young mom is battling to reclaim her life after experiencing horrific burns as the result of a terrifying campfire accident. On September 30, 2016, Courtney Waldon, 27, from Tallapoosa, Georgia, went through the most excruciating pain that left her with burns over 40% of her face and body, after her husband poured gasoline into a camp fire in the hopes of keeping it alive for longer. After being through several skin grafts and being in the hospital for 51 days, Courtney and her husband separated, which left her and her daughter with no income. With medical bills over two million dollars, a local church decided to pitch in by building a new home for the loving family. Courtney wasn't left completely alone though. Her community rallied up to help the young single mother by donating their time and money and eventually built a new house for Courtney and her 5 years old daughter. “I’ve been managing to get my life back, I’m just pushing forward everyday to make myself better for myself and for my daughter,” said Courtney. She may look different on the outside, but she is just as strong as she ever was on the inside. Maybe even stronger. Videographer / director: John-Paul Steele Producer: Nora Hakramaj, Michael Muncer Editor: Sonia Estal

God’s Own Junkyard Is London’s Neon ‘Wonderland’: STORE CRAZY4m12s

God’s Own Junkyard Is London’s Neon ‘Wonderland’: STORE CRAZY

HIDDEN behind inconspicuous shutters in an East London warehouse is a neon wonderland. God’s Own Junkyard in Walthamstow is the brainchild of British artist Chris Bracey, nicknamed the ‘Neon Man’. Chris spent 37 years sourcing, creating and revamping neon from all around the world. Following Chris’ death in November 2014, the neon nirvana is now solely owned by his son Marcus, who is continuing the trade with a passion. Videographer / director: Adam Gray Producer: Shannon Lane, Michael Muncer Editor: Jack Stevens

6ft 9in Woman Bids To Be World’s Tallest Model4m38s

6ft 9in Woman Bids To Be World’s Tallest Model

Former basketball Olympic medalist Ekaterina Lisina has a new target in her sights - being named the world’s tallest model. Standing at 6ft 9in in her bare feet, Ekaterina, from Penza, Russia, has already been named the tallest woman in Russia. After retiring from basketball, the leggy beauty launched a career in modeling and now believes she is the world’s tallest model. The 29-year-old Russian beauty has won fans all over the world, thanks to her striking height. Many of said fans are men with a penchant for tall, “Amazonian” woman, preferably with big feet. Because of her stature, Ekaterina has trouble finding wardrobe for her 6 foot 9 inch frame, mostly pants, jeans and shoes. Her feet have officially been recognized as the biggest in Russia, with a European size of 47, or a men's US size 13. The current record for world's tallest model is held by Amazon Eve, who is 6 feet 8 inches tall, making Ekaterina the sure contender to snatch that title. Ekaterina also is the proud owner of the world's longest pair of legs, measuring 52.4 inches, which is also longer than the current record holder. Ekaterina doesn't shy away from the attention she's been getting so far; in fact, she hopes that by winning these two titles, she will be getting even more attention. Videographer / director: Nikita Sergeev Producer: Katie Mercer, Ruby Coote Editor: Sonia Estal

This Is The Shortest Middle-Aged Man In India At Only 29 Inches Tall3m05s

This Is The Shortest Middle-Aged Man In India At Only 29 Inches Tall

An Indian man has become a local celebrity – because he’s 50 years old and only 29 inches tall. Basori Lal, from Madhya Pradesh in India, has become a hero in his village and is regularly visited by curious travelers from the surrounding area. Basori was born an average height but his family noticed he stopped growing at the age of five. Basori lives with his brother Gopi Lal, who is of regular height, and Gopi's wife Satia. The couple consider themselves blessed to have Basori in their family. Even Basori himself is quite happy with his diminutive stature, saying that he eats, sleeps and works and lives like normal people. When he was born, his family didn't notice anything strange about the child, because he was of average height, just like the rest of the children. It wasn't until Basori reached the age of five that they noticed he isn't growing. Until this day, no doctor has been able to find a diagnosis for Basori’s condition. Basori experienced some bullying in his youthful days, but they are long gone. Now, Basori is content to spend his life living with his brother and working in the factory to earn more money for the family. He is indeed so happy, that he drinks a special toast to it each evening before bed, with a shot of whiskey to celebrate life. Videographer / director: Rare Shot Producer: Haziq Qadri, Ruby Coote Editor: Sonia Estal

Trans Couple Pause Transition To Become Parents: MY TRANS LIFE3m14s

Trans Couple Pause Transition To Become Parents: MY TRANS LIFE

TRANS couple who stopped transitioning to have a baby celebrate their daughter’s first birthday. For couple Liam Johnson, 20, and Racquelle Trammell, 30, their biological daughter’s first birthday is a celebration they thought they might never experience. After meeting through a mutual friend in 2011, the couple started dating and quickly realised their relationship was serious. Although they both wanted to have a family, it was a tough decision to halt their transitioning in order to have a baby. Liam identifies as a man but he is still able to get pregnant and give birth naturally. Racquelle had to stop taking oestrogen to ensure her sperm could fertilise an egg. Videographer / director: Phil Rossi Producer: Eve Wagstaff, Ruby Coote Editor: Jack Stevens

Half A Million Dollar Skateboard Collection3m26s

Half A Million Dollar Skateboard Collection

A skateboard enthusiast believes he has amassed the world’s largest collection - worth over half a million dollars. Skateboard mega collector Todd Huber estimates he’s spent over $100,000 on boards and related memorabilia – although recent valuations of the collection are more than five times Todd’s original spend. Who knew something like collecting skateboards can yield such a substantial profit? The 51-year-old, originally from San Francisco but now living in Simi Valley, California, had been keeping his collection in a one-car garage - much to his wife’s dismay. The 5,000 skateboards are now housed in a 30,000 square feet warehouse, which also includes a shop, indoor skatepark and, according to Todd, 'the very first Skateboard museum ever in the world'. Todd Huber has purchased many different skateboards from many different places to add to his collection. Maybe he has seen some of the best selling skateboards on Amazon and seen some of the unique and crazy designs there. The Videographer/Director of this unique video is Joel Forrest, produced by Charley Sutton and Michael Muncer with editing by Ian Phillips.

“I Haven’t Seen The Floor In Four Years": BRITAIN’S HIDDEN HOARDERS12m33s

“I Haven’t Seen The Floor In Four Years": BRITAIN’S HIDDEN HOARDERS

A hoarder who hadn’t seen her floor in four years has called in Britain’s most extreme cleaners. Sally-Ann Howell, 45, from Tivadale, West Midlands contacted cleaning specialists N Gervais in November 2016 after the council received complaints about a strong smell coming from her flat. So hoarding specialists Tee and Caz, from N Gervais were brought in to attempt one of the most extreme cleans they’d ever encountered. Videographer / director: Marcus Hessenberg Producer: Charley Sutton, Nick Johnson Editor: Joshua Douglas