Driving with no arms

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richie parkerRichie Parker was born with no arms, with bilateral amelia. This is a non-genetic birth defect, when limbs are simply not formed. Over the course of his life Richie learned to overcome his limitations, and as the video below shows it doesn’t stop him eating all by himself, riding bikes, opening fridges, doors, driving cars and even using computers. For the last eight years he has been working for Hendrick Motorsports, a NASCAR racing organization, where he is an engineer designing chassis and various components for sports cars.

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Abuse of disabled women

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disabled womanOne may think the society treats the disabled with respect, but new study reveals the shocking tragedy that this is not so. Particularly, disabled women are twice as likely to be abused as others, and the violence is committed against them in institutions and boarding houses. In these environments the violence committed against them is not only prolonged, but is often more severe and is suffered at the hands of a number of individuals, often fellow residents and carers.

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Amputees who would not have it any other way

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disabled womanIt is unimaginable for many of us what life would be if we lost a limb or suffered from any other severely disabling conditions. People who become disabled often collapse emotionally. The waves splash over their heads and depression sets in. Having all motivation gone they lose contact with the society.

However, it doesn’t have to end here. Some people, similarly to me, have found life after the trauma, life that turned out to be far more fruitful than it ever was.

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Beggar donates a fortune

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beggarHere is a man who suffers from polio, yet, his disability didn’t stop him from affecting many lives. A beggar quietly sitting in front of the temple with his tin box and never asking for donation has given huge amounts in support of worshipers while keeping very little for himself.

This disabled man is able to help many!

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