Cerrie Burnell is a 29 year old single Mom. She does everything a Mom is supposed to do. What makes her different is she was born with only one hand.
Burnell is the host of a children’s TV show called Bedtime Hour. She was chosen out of over 1,000 applicants because of her warm personality.
The selection has caused some controversy. Some parents worry that seeing handless TV personality will scare their children. But, others see it as a chance to teach children that disabled people are just fine and can contribute to society just like everyone else.
If you’d like to learn more about Cerrie Burnell, MSNBC did a story on the controversy: