Saturday, January 16, 2010

Jessica Cox continues to be an ambassador for the disabled

Jessica Cox, the woman pilot who must fly with her feet because she doesn't have any hands, continues to be an ambassador for the disabled.

Here's a few blog entries from others:

Disabled Filipino-American pilot back in RP
MANILA, Philippines - Some 10,000 feet up in the air, she navigates the skies using only her feet.

Meet 26-year-old Filipino-American Jessica Macabare Cox, who was born without arms in Tucson, Arizona and holds the distinction of being the first woman pilot in aviation history to fly with her feet.

Armless Filaphina Woman Pilot
Jessica Cox, a young Filipino-American whose story of strength, courage, and determination inspires millions, made a courtesy call on President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today.

“Congratulations. We are proud of you,” said the President as she greeted Cox at the Music Room in MalacaƱang this afternoon.

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