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Man born with head upside down defies all odds and becomes a motivational speaker (video)

By Mason White 11:23 AM September 2, 2014
Claudio Vieira de Oliveira 

By: Anika Rao
(Scroll down for video) When Claudio Vieira de Oliveira was born in Brazil, doctors gave him 24 hours to live due to his rare medical condition.

However, he is defying all odds, and is now an inspiration to thousands of people.

De Oliveira, who already reached his 37th birthday, was born wit a rare condition in which his limbs are severely deformed and his head is upside-down.

That did not stop his family of Monte Santo, from giving him the best life possible. They helped him grow up to be a confident man with lots of accomplishments.

He likes to be independent and not rely on people for all his needs. His independence helped him succeed in life. De Oliveira studied to become an accountant and got a degree from the State University of Feira de Santana.

He does accounting for clients. De Oliveira types by using a pen in his mouth. He also has specially designed shoes that allow him to “walk.”

De Oliveira is a motivational speaker, who inspires many people with his strength and will.