11/19/2012 03:23 pm ET Updated Nov 19, 2012

Juan Agudelo, Colombian Student, Aspires To Become An Architect Despite Having No Arms Or Legs

Pirate ships, dragons, still life, a Bengal tiger. Inside Juan Agudelo's portfolio you'll find innocent drawings from a 20-year-old whose disabilities only made him stronger.

Agudelo was born with no arms and no legs in a Colombian hospital with little chance of surviving past birth. Today, he's on his way to achieving his American Dream of becoming an architect.

"The doctors gave me the option if I wanted to leave him in the hospital, I don't know for what but they told me to study him," his mother, Dora, told Fox News Latino. "I said no, he is my son."

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