Mermaid's Dream Comes True

When she was a child, Nadya Vessey's legs were amputated below the knee due to illness.  One time, another child asked what happened to her legs, and she replied that she was a mermaid. 

She couldn't get the mermaid idea out of her head, so she wrote to the company that created the special effects for the Lord of the Rings movies as well as King Kong and The Chronicles of Narnia

Her request:  Will you make me a mermaid tail? 

The company, Weta Workshop in Wellington, New Zealand, agreed.

Two years later, she now has a fully functioning mermaid tail with an attached suit, making her look like a real mermaid. 


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From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Marilyn Terrell.

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I loVe mermaid but sometimes i was thinking about mermaid.i just thinking how i can be a mermaid one time...okey,byeeee.........i hope Jesus bless a mermaid,no matter what happen...AMIN
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i love mermaids i always wanted to be one i am blessed when people that are still alive with that because not that much people dont make it when the have that tipe of stiff.
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That is some major heavy-duty awesomeness! If I lost my lower legs, I'd totally have to do something like that myself.

What would be neat is if they could work on a centauroid hookup for when she's on land. Or satyr legs. I mean, if you're going to be missing limbs, why not have some fun with your prosthetics, right...?

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