Azad Aghdam, 10, stands with his mother, Kathy, and father, Abbas, at their home in Modesto on Friday. Azad was born with virtually no left hand. The fingers never developed. But while others might consider it a disability, the boy accepts it as a way of life and ignores it as an obstacle. He’s a GATE student, plays the piano and pitches on his Little League team.
Azad Aghdam, 10, stands with his mother, Kathy, and father, Abbas, at their home in Modesto on Friday. Azad was born with virtually no left hand. The fingers never developed. But while others might consider it a disability, the boy accepts it as a way of life and ignores it as an obstacle. He’s a GATE student, plays the piano and pitches on his Little League team. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com
Azad Aghdam, 10, stands with his mother, Kathy, and father, Abbas, at their home in Modesto on Friday. Azad was born with virtually no left hand. The fingers never developed. But while others might consider it a disability, the boy accepts it as a way of life and ignores it as an obstacle. He’s a GATE student, plays the piano and pitches on his Little League team. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com

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