California Musician Who Was Born Without Arms Plays a Mean Guitar Using Only His Feet

In their short film “Hands Free“, filmmakers Ross Harris and Stanley Gonzales profile the remarkable California musician Mark Goffeney, who has been playing guitar most of his life, despite the fact that he was born without arms. Instead, Goffeney uses his feet to play chords, strum and even keep intermittent beat. He also drives with his feet and hopes someday to work for Uber.

Goffeney is currently playing around the San Diego, California area with his band “Big Toe

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Lori Dorn
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Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.