Dan Caro was born and raised in Southern Louisiana and grew up surrounded by the sounds of the New Orleans jazz scene. He vowed at a young age that, despite the childhood fire that robbed him of his hands, he would become a professional drummer. Dan studied music and music therapy at several colleges including Loyola University. His pursuit and achievement of his dream has inspired thousands of people and launched his second career as a motivational speaker. Dan also serves as an Ambassador for the Shriners of North America. He lives in New Orleans.