Teenager who lost her hands to Meningitis as a baby becomes TV presenter

Teenager who lost her hands to Meningitis as a baby becomes TV presenter

- Tilly Lockey lost her hands at the age of 15 months after suffering Meningococcal Septicaemia

- The 14-year-old is the first British child to have 3D-printed bionic arms

- At her tender age, the gorgeous girl will be hosting the For Your Information (FYI), a children’s current affairs show on Sky News

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Whoever said that disability is not inability is very right and all that people with disability need to do is embrace and love themselves.

Tilly Lockey who uses bionic arms after losing her hands to meningitis as a baby recently landed a TV presenter job.

The 14-year-old is the first British child to have 3D-printed bionic arms. She will be hosting the For Your Information (FYI), a children’s current affairs show on Sky News.

According to The Sun UK, the teenager will be interviewing celebrities and politicians and report on issues affecting youngsters.

Teenage girl who lost her hands to Meningitis as a baby lands job as TV presenter

Tilly Lockey lost her hands to Meningitis while she was a baby. Photo: Tilly Lockey.
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FYI announced on its Twitter page that Lockey will be joining the team.

"Meet our new recruit to the FYI gang - Tilly! @GiveTillyaHand we met her when we reported on her amazing bionic arms and love her so much she is now joining the gang to help us investigate the big issues on the news for and by kids on Sky Kids & http://first.news/FYI," tweeted @FYI_SkyTV.

The 14-year-old suffered Meningococcal Septicaemia when she was one year and three months old, something that saw her hands and tips of her toes amputated.

Despite her condition, the brilliant girl plays the piano and has won awards for the inspirational way she has dealt with her disability.

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In other news, Paloma is one 20-year old who has made it her mission in life to prove no one and nothing can hold the person back who really wants to succeed.

As a child, she lost both her arms and legs to a merciless illness. While losing all your limbs can result in a feeling of complete hopelessness, Paloma was determined to still do the thing that she loved doing - make-up.

Not only did she teach herself the very complex skill, but she also mastered it.

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