CINCINNATI — A big part of weight training is keeping the body symmetrical. Ryan Brewster hasn’t been able to do that his entire life.

The Clark Montessori sophomore linebacker and running back was born without fingers on his left hand. Brewster has to work out his upper body differently because of gripping issues.

“I was born without them, so it’s just been tough to do barbell stuff besides squatting,” he said.

Brewster recently got a prosthetic hand to help him in the weight room, and it’s a learning process.

“He’s always just kept pushing himself, and kept just doing the job,” teammate Bryce Butler said. “He’s never made excuses.”


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