My name is Nitra, I am a fun, cool, and nice, and I try my best to prove that. I enjoy playing soccer with my team.
How long have you been a patient at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California?
I have been a Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California patient since I was 22 months old.
What is your experience of having a congenital hand difference?
It’s been hard to fit in but I still try my best to be a part of my group.
What is something that makes you proud or something that you like about your congenital hand difference?
I like to fit in, but I also like to stand out a little bit.
How have you adapted to activities?
I try many ways to do things and eventually figure out how to do it my own way.
What are things you did not expect in having a congenital hand difference?
I did not expect that it was going to be hard just to figure out my own way to do things I enjoy. I managed this by finally figuring out how I would do things.
What would you like new parents to know?
Fitting in may be hard but it’s worth your effort and time.