Print Edition | Summer 2020
When asked if having one arm changes the way he does things, he quickly proclaims,“I’m not different.” And he’s right.
Nikan Nassiraei, born with part of his right arm missing, excitedly zips between his spacious living room and his sunlit bedroom. He proudly displays colourful artwork and a long bridge he’s built out of books for his guests to admire. Despite his obvious engineering prowess, six-year-old Nikan admits, “I want to be an archeologist when I grow up and dig up mummies.”