A Message from Abby: Follow Your Dreams!

Abigail Ripley is an active nine-year-old who loves cheerleading, skiing, and playing soccer. She loves spending time with her parents Thomas and Rachel, and her brother Cole. Last fall, she started playing the violin. Abby explains, “I had heard that violins were really fun to play and I really like the sounds they can make!”

amputee child violin player

One of the things that makes Abby special, besides her amazing spirit, is that she plays the violin using a prosthesis made specifically for this activity. Despite a congenital defect where her left hand did not form completely beyond the wrist, Abby has always pursued her dreams. Continue reading “A Message from Abby: Follow Your Dreams!”