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Strumming with Savannah


December 1, 2019

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Having only one arm hasn't stopped Savannah Griffith from swimming, playing soccer, volleyball and basketball, cheering and shooting at the range with her dad.

She wasn't about to let it stop her from playing the ukulele.

Savannah is in fifth grade at Poage Elementary School, and at Poage, fifth grade is when kids learn to play ukulele in music class.

She could manage the fretboard with her left hand, but that left her unable to strum the strings. She was frustrated. Savannah may have been born without an arm, but she substitutes for it with an independent streak. She...

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