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Meet Joel Acheampong, Ghanaian Artist Who Paints With His Mouth

In this part of the world, people with disabilities are usually found on the streets begging. That’s why it’s always commendable when those people are seen working hard to achieve greatness.

An quadriplegia, Joel Acheampong has drawn a portrait of the second lady, Samira Bawumia and because of how gorgeous the portrait is, it’s already going viral.

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A quadriplegia is the paralysis of all the four limbs. According to the reports, Joel Acheampong lost the use of his hands and legs at the age of 7 through accident.

Joel Acheampong

Being a gifted artist, Joel Acheampong draws with his mouth. From what we have gathered he has drawn the portrait of many high profiled personalities the latest one being that of the wife of the Vice President, Samira Bawumia.

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If not told it was drawn, you will never believe it’s not a printed photograph and Joel Acheampong did it all with his mouth!

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Samira Bawumia

Joel Acheampong is married with 4 children and besides his artworks, he runs an NGO that supports other handicapped artists.



Joel Acheampong drawing Samira Bawumia’s portrait with his mouth
The exquisite finishing of Samira Bawumia’s portrait

Joel Acheampong became a quadriplegic at age 7 through an accident. He is married with four kids and runs an NGO that supports other talented handicapped artists.




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