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Winning over Physical Adversity

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deshika

The Paralympics in London is producing some astonishing displays of physical prowess, some of them in sports we never knew existed. Wheelchair rugby, for instance – a game even rougher than its able-bodied counterpart. Blind Judo? Who would have thought that even possible? And the swimmer Ellie Simmonds (above) has demonstrated her amazing speed in the water, despite being affected by dwarfism.

So I was interested in this thoughtful piece by Melanie Phillips, and I thought I’d share it with you.

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Handicap not Disability

I appreciate the achievements of these handicapped persons. They are overachievers who can provide inspiration to many non-handicapped persons. Their assets of determination and hard work compensates for their physical liabilities.