03/02/2012 04:16 pm ET | Updated Mar 02, 2012

Landus Anderson; One-Armed Basketball Phenom (VIDEO)

High school basketball player Landus Anderson is rising in the ranks as one of the top players in the state of Florida despite a birth injury that left him with the use of only one arm.

Andersons impressive 19 points-a-game average along with his speed, agility and defensive skills make him a contender to play at the collegiate level.

While the 16 year-old clearly has raw talent, he also has the spirit and determination that only come with life experience. Anderson learned at an early age that he had to work harder than everyone else to achieve success – and he has.


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