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Your Dreams are Valid! This Auto Accident Survivor & Amputee Actor has landed her very first Nollywood Role



Doris Samuel Akonanya, an amputee who was involved in a ghastly motor accident as a teenager, is currently fulfilling her dream of becoming an actress.

Doris, who is referred to as a strong and determined lady that is passionate about acting by friends and family, is said to be a graduate of Theater Arts from Nnamdi Azikwe University.

The movie name is Susanna and it was shot in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.

The amputee, who is working alongside top Nollywood actors like Chinwe Owoh, Chiwetalu Agu and Harry B., took to her Facebook to some of the behind the scenes photos.

See them below.

Photo Credit: Facebook


  1. Wethecutenigerians

    June 16, 2017 at 11:49 am


  2. Bennie

    June 16, 2017 at 11:49 am

    happy for you, God bless

  3. mama zee

    June 16, 2017 at 11:57 am

    nice one. this i’m sure will be encouraging for amputees to know that all hope is not lost. you can still live your dream no matter what. its not easy to show your flaws so i commend you dear.

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  5. Tosin

    June 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    Respect! Slay.

  6. Bee

    June 16, 2017 at 6:40 pm

    Nice one praise be to God almighty…

  7. ben

    June 16, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    Stay blessed

  8. Mabel Köster

    June 18, 2017 at 8:37 am

    Stay blessed

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