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Inspiring Story

Thursday, July 05, 2012

I just had to share this story about a double amputee who has earned a spot on the South African team to compete against able bodied runners. Its one of those stories where you just have to stop and tell yourself, "Tell me again, why can't you do this? Cause i'm quite sure its a pretty weak excuse."

sports.yahoo.com/blogs/o
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I love the Olympics and I can't wait for the 27th to get here!
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GETFIT2LIVE 7/6/2012 3:32PM

    What an amazing athlete! Thanks for sharing!

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NATPLUMMER 7/6/2012 12:11PM

    Wow..very inspiring. Thank you for posting.

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JUDYAMK 7/5/2012 9:51PM

    good for him,any body out there complaining I bet would not want to exchange places with him for the rest of their life,but right now they are yipping at him.
Judy

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DEEJON123 7/5/2012 5:02PM

    our news says he will have an unfair advantage as he doesn't tire as easily as doesn't use as many muscles.
I wonder how many people would change places with him just to have an advantage !!
Let the guy run for goodness sakes!

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LAURIE5658 7/5/2012 4:50PM

    Ahhh! Let the games begin and i cannot wait and I hope this athlete goes far!

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LAURIE5658 7/5/2012 4:49PM

    Ahhh! Let the games begin and i cannot wait and I hope this athlete goes far!

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