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What if someone was born with no legs? Or even a minor change in a single gene somewhere else that affects their stamina or whatever? Are they going to get to Gretzky's level? Never. Not without a radical alteration to their biology.

Kyle Maynard, a man born with no legs and only stumps for arms, became a champion wrestler. He wrote an interesting autobiography aptly called "No Excuses".

When it comes to a real world fight, he lost his first MMA fight.

If he had legs and arms he probably would have won and gone much further.

Even if you think you might not end up doing something totally profound, why live life as such a pessimist? That's certainly no fun at all.

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