The amazing story of Nick Vujicic and his wife Kanae Miyahara

Nick Vujicic, wife Kanae Miyahara and one of his children. PHOTO/COURTESY

By OUR CORRESPONDENT

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Nick Vujicic is a wonder man of disability in the present world. He was born without arms and legs.

He even attempted suicide at the tender age of 10 years, but God touched his heart in a mighty way. Determined to never give up again, he grew into an incredible young man.

Today Vujicic is a painter, swimmer, skydiver, motivational speaker and Christian evangelist.

Actually, there is no medical reason why he was born without legs and arms. Vujicic struggled mentally and physically since childhood. He delivers motivational speeches around the world focusing on human disability and finding hope and meaning of life.

Vujicic was born on December 04, 1982, in Melbourne, Australia to Borislav Vujičić and Dušanka. He studied at the Runcorn State High School in Queensland where he was elected captain and worked with the student council to help local disability and charities by fundraising.


Vujicic giving a motivational speech. PHOTO/COURTESY

Vujicic was admitted at the Griffith University, at the age of 21, he graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce, with a double major in accountancy and financial planning.

Vujicic started to give talks when he was seventeen years old at his prayer group, then he founded a non-profit organization named “Life Without Limbs”.

He traveling the world and presents speeches especially focusing on teenage problems already addressed over three million people in almost 57 countries.

For his bravery and perseverance, the Australian young citizen awarded him in 1990. He delivers speeches in schools, colleges, corporate organisations, and congregation. He was nominated for the Young Australian of the Year Award in 2015.

He is a powerful disable motivational speaker who promotes works through the writings and television shows. In 2010, he published his first book ‘Life Without Limits’ by the Random House. 

The incredible love story between Nick and Kanae


Vujicic on his wedding day and thereafter. PHOTOS/COURTESY

Growing up, he had little hope to find love due to his condition. However, when Vujicic met Kanae Miyahara, it was love at first sight.

On February 12, 2012 Vujicic married Kanae Miyahara. They have two sons- Kiyoshi James and Dejan Levi, the first son was born in 2013 and the second one in 2015.

Kanae says when she first saw Nick she saw a handsome and exceptional man and had a powerful attraction to him. He too felt a connection when they stood side by side saying “it was love at first sight“.

 

In 2012 Nick proposed to her on a yacht and used his mouth to slide on the engagement ring on her finger.

They soon got married and settled down in Los Angeles and began building a family. Nick is amazed by the Kanae’s love and for him she is a dream come true.

 

 

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