by Melanie Orenius in New Trends on Monday 10 October 2011

When a small kid asked Nadya Vessey, who had both legs amputated, if she is a mermaid; the idea came to stay. So she contacted Weta Workshop in New Zealand, the team responsible for the special effects in Narnia, King Kong and Lord of the Rings. And presto: two years later, she has a fully working mermaid tail.