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This hurts so much. The thought of my sister dying makes me cry.. I feel so horrible for this girl. She or her sister didn't deserve this. So sad and tragic.

This hurts so much. The thought of my sister dying makes me cry.. I feel so horrible for this girl. She or her sister didn't deserve this. So sad and tragic.

Braces for a child with spinal Cerebral Palsy, from August Schreiber’s General and Special Orthopedic Surgery, with the inclusion of orthopedic operations, 1888

Braces for a child with spinal Cerebral Palsy, from August Schreiber’s General and Special Orthopedic Surgery, with the inclusion of orthopedic operations, 1888

Unidentified boy at the Slipshod Home for Feeble Minded Children. This was one of the Sisters' means of testing endurance.

Unidentified boy at the Slipshod Home for Feeble Minded Children. This was one of the Sisters' means of testing endurance.

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Chairs used in the wheelchair rugby event at the London 2012 Paralympics are designed to withstand heavy impacts and be easily manoeuvrable.

Chairs used in the wheelchair rugby event at the London 2012 Paralympics are designed to withstand heavy impacts and be easily manoeuvrable.

If you’ve never been a country music or Tim McGraw fans, that’s all probably about to change! Tim started this song dedicating it to his wife and daughters. But when this sweet girl with Down Syndrome got up on stage, everything changed. This show was in Atlanta on July 13, 2014. Be prepared to completely melt, especially for the surprise at the end!

Tim McGraw Sings To Girl with Down Syndrome, Then Gives Her The Surprise of Her Life!

If you’ve never been a country music or Tim McGraw fans, that’s all probably about to change! Tim started this song dedicating it to his wife and daughters. But when this sweet girl with Down Syndrome got up on stage, everything changed. This show was in Atlanta on July 13, 2014. Be prepared to completely melt, especially for the surprise at the end!

Sharon Hedrick of U.S.A. set a world record for women’s 800-meter wheelchair race.  Sharon won the gold medal in the 800 m wheelchair race at both the 1984 and 1988 Olympic games, setting world records both times.  She also won six gold, four silver, and two bronze medals as a Paralympian in athletics, swimming, and basketball.  Before she competed in the Olympics and Paralympics, Sharon was the first female  wheelchair athlete to enter and complete the Boston Marathon (1976)

Sharon Hedrick of U.S.A. set a world record for women’s 800-meter wheelchair race. Sharon won the gold medal in the 800 m wheelchair race at both the 1984 and 1988 Olympic games, setting world records both times. She also won six gold, four silver, and two bronze medals as a Paralympian in athletics, swimming, and basketball. Before she competed in the Olympics and Paralympics, Sharon was the first female wheelchair athlete to enter and complete the Boston Marathon (1976)

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