Teen who lost arms, legs to virus stuns with piano performance

A 16-year-old girl who lost her arms and legs to a deadly virus played piano in front of a crowd for the first time in an emotional clip.

Bella Tucker won cheers and a standing ovation after plucking up the courage to perform “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” to a room of 200 people at a talent show.

The inspirational teenager learned the instrument after being struck down by a deadly virus at age 8, which her parents at first thought was the flu.

Her dad, Rich Tucker, 48, said it turned her entire body purple after infecting her bloodstream, and left the the little girl on the brink of death.


Miraculously she battled back but had to have all four limbs amputated to save her life and after eight months in hospital and intensive therapy, she took up piano lessons.

Now she practices whenever she can and has mastered the skill of performing beautiful songs by pressing keys with the stumps of her…

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