Christian speaker Nick Vujicic, who was born without limbs, is on tour promoting an anti-bullying message.
The bestselling author, who attempted suicide at the age of 10, has been in New York’s Times Square as part of his 10,000 Hugs Tour.
As a child, Vujicic experienced bullying and has released his book ‘Stand Strong’ to help others facing similar situations.
The Australian-born speaker has previously held a Guinness Book of World Records title for the most hugs in one hour with over 1,700.
On Wednesday, although he did not break the record, he met scores of tourists and fans in New York.
As a child, he struggled with physical and emotional challenges, having been born with a rare condition called tetra-amelia syndrome.
Writing on his website, he says: “I was born without arms or legs and given no medical reason for this condition.
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SOURCE: The Christian Institute