This Girl With Brittle Bone Disease Won't Let Her Condition Stop Her From Becoming England's Best Wheelchair Tennis Player

Sticks and stones may break her bones, but no one can break her serve.

The next time you feel like you just can't do something, think about Jordanne Whiley.

The 22-year-old has osteogenesis imperfecta, better known as "brittle bone disease," which has caused her to break her legs 26 times and undergo eight operations.

Despite her bone disorder, or possibly because of it, Whiley has become one of Britian's best wheelchair tennis players.

At 14, she became the youngest ever National women's singles champion in wheelchair tennis. She went on to win a bronze at the 2012 Summer Paralympics and made history again when she won achieved a calendar Grand Slam in 2014.

As the documentary below demonstrates, she is a testament to the power of will, perserverence, positive attitude and fatherly love.

Bone disease, medical operations, bullies, self-image issues, loneliness - nothing could stop Whiley from achieving her dreams.


(H/T: Vimeo)


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