SPOKANE, Wash. - A 2-year-old boy born without arms got some high-tech prosthetics thanks to community members in Spokane, Washington who raised $25,000 to help pay for them.
Spend a morning with little Jameson Davis and, you'll quickly fall in love. His surfer blonde hair and bright blue eyes will melt your heart and his determination will inspire you.
"He can do pretty much anything that any other little kid can do," said his mom, Brooke Davis.
Jameson was born without arms, and doctors can't explain why. But nothing slows him down.
"You know he's just a growing little boy," said his dad, Jim Davis.
And he's growing into his new arms.
"One of a kind design, one of a kind technology, just for our son," said Jim.
Jameson wears myo-electric arms twice a day. They have sensors that pick up movement.
"So in the simplest terms, if he just flexes his little biceps, it will open and close the hand," Jim.
Jameson is getting used to them and he's getting into things, including KXLY-TV camera equipment. The arms cost over $100,000. Insurance paid for most, but the Spokane community stepped up, raising $25,000.
"It's amazing to know there is great people in Spokane and they are willing to help strangers," said Jim.
Jameson's parents just want to provide their son the very best life.
"We just want to give him the option as he grows up to wear them when he wants to color or eat with a fork or spoon or whatever he wants and if he wants to play without them, that's great too," said Jim.
Jameson might not understand the arms importance yet, but he will. In the meantime, he'll continue to be an active toddler who brightens up any room.