Football player with disabilities inspiring others
Playing college football is hard enough, and one Hoosier is doing it with a disability.
Brett Sheldon, who graduated from Indiana State just last Saturday, was born with short arms and only six fingers.
His disability didn't stop him from walking on to the college football team as the kicker.
Sheldon is now trading the football field for the literary world, hoping to inspire others.
He said,"I didn't realize I touched people like that. I tried to be as normal as possible. But now I'm seeing that I can actually help people and that's just what I want to do."
Sheldon's debut book is called Kicking the Odds: A Story of Courage and Perseverance.