Doctors never thought Damon Hodges would walk - let alone play football. But now the 16-year-old, whose legs were amputated shortly after birth, is doing just that.
At 6-feet 3 inches tall and 165 pounds, the Ohio high school junior has the size of a lineman.
But when Damon was born with twisted feet, they had to be amputated, making the task of playing football seem unreachable.
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"My mom would never let me play because she was scared," Damon said.
The 16-year-old has been wearing prosthetics since he was 2 years old.
"They told me I couldn't do a lot of things, but now I'm doing everything they told me I couldn't," Damon said.
He's now learning to play football despite being told he never would hit the field.