Mute Teen Born Without a Jaw, Dreamed of Rapping. a Local Rapper Became His Voice
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals created a short documentary about Isaiah Acosta, a 17-year-old from Phoenix whose dreams of rap came true thanks to local rapper Trap House. Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Isaiah Acosta is a 17-year-old from Phoenix who was born without pathways for oxygen to enter his body. He also was born without a jaw, has never tasted food and is mute, but communicates through sign language, gestures and primarily texting on his phone. "He's not scared to be rejected," his mother, Tarah, says, in a video featuring her son. He has been offered a cosmetic jaw and turned it down, she said. Isaiah also loves hip-hop, writes raps and dreams of being a rapper. A Phoenix rapper helped make that dream come true as part of a short documentary on Acosta that started going viral immediately after it was released Thursday morning.
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