11-Year-Old Girl from Guatemala Born Without Hands and Abandoned by ‘Ashamed’ Mother at Age Three Writes Powerful Essay Saying ‘I Know God is Good’

Eleven-year-old Cleidy from Guatemala was born with limb difference, missing both hands. In most poor Guatemalan communities, a child with such a disability would be considered inferior, without the hope of any future. In fact, her own mother abandoned her because she was ashamed.