James Dennehy, center, and his friends Tanner Sigmon and Allison Parcell jump on the trampoline in James' backyard in Hanover County, Va., Friday, June 13, 2014.  James Dennehy, now 18, was born without arms in India. He was adopted when he was 2 1/2 years old by Mike and Sharon Dennehy. Now, he's graduating from high school and going on to Christopher Newport University to pursue his dream of becoming a teacher.
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James Dennehy, center, and his friends Tanner Sigmon and Allison Parcell jump on the trampoline in James' backyard in Hanover County, Va., Friday, June 13, 2014. James Dennehy, now 18, was born without arms in India. He was adopted when he was 2 1/2 years old by Mike and Sharon Dennehy. Now, he's graduating from high school and going on to Christopher Newport University to pursue his dream of becoming a teacher.

Teen born without arms prepares for college

The Associated Press

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RICHMOND, Va. — About seven years ago, Allison Parcell and Tanner Sigmon noticed that one of the desks in their fifth-grade classroom was not like the others.

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