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Why Being Born Without Arms Won't Stop This Mother-Son Duo (VIDEO)

Linda and Timmy Bannon spend their free time together like many mothers and sons do.

Linda helps her 10-year-old son get dressed every morning. Timmy races against his mom when they play video games. Sometimes, they go swimming at the public pool.

But what's unique to both Linda and Timmy is the condition they share.

Both Bannons live with Holt-Oram syndrome, a genetic change that produces heart problems but also skeletal deformities. In the Bannons' case, both Timmy and Linda were born without their arms.

But living without the use of your arms doesn't mean you can't live a full life. You just need to be quick with your feet.

It's estimated Holt-Oram syndrome affects one in 100,000 people. And while Timmy's inherited his mother's condition, he's also taken on her resilience to not let his deformity define him.

For more on the duo's journey together, give the video above a watch.

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