On August 19, 1999 the medicinal team from Nashville, Tennessee performed a surgeon over Julie Armas who was in her 21st week of pregnancy. Before she gave birth to the baby, it was diagnosed with spine deformity, thus the doctors decided to surgeon Julie before her term.
The photo was done during the operation and immediately after that the whole world saw it. The little baby boy caught the doctor’s finger while the operation. It was born on December 2, 1999.
Today, Samuel is 16 years old and uses instruments for his knees and a wheelchair for bigger distances. He enjoys playing basketball and swimming, and can perform all the activities that his mates are doing.