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The Rock Musician Who Plays Guitar With His Feet

Dec 03, 2015 | 682 videos
Video by Ross Harris and Stanley Gonzales

Mark Goffeney was born without arms, but that's never stopped him from making music. As a child, he became accustomed to using his feet to do things like play with toys or use the controller in video games—it was only a matter of time before he did the same to play guitar. In this short documentary by Ross Harris and Stanley Gonzales, we get a snapshot of Goffeney's journey, the struggles he went through while trying to be an 80s rockstar, and where he is now. For more of Goffeney's music, visit his website. We've featured another video by Harris and Gonzales on The Atlantic, about an outstanding drummer with a rare congenital disorder.

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Author: Nadine Ajaka

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