She’s 19-Years-Old and Never Hugged Her Father Properly Until Now

National   |   Steven Ertelt   |   May 29, 2014   |   2:35PM   |   Washington, DC

You don’t need to have a perfect body to love or be loved. Here’s one person who understands that but is only now able to finally express her love for her father the way she’d really like.

torriTorri’s biggest dream was to give her dad a hug.

She was born with a right arm that only grew up to her elbow. In the fall of 2013, her high school friends started a campaign called #HandforTorri that they hoped might get the attention of someone who could help. The Buried Life, with the generous support of Invisible Children and Hanger Clinics, were able to come through for Torri.