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Japan's Paralympians Overcome Adversity By Leaps, Bounds and Innovative Design
Offbeat  (tags: Paralympics, athletes, Japan, active, amputee, prostheics, running, sports )

Naoko
- 801 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Indeed, amputee runners are a minority among minorities - especially in Japan. According to the health ministry, about 60,000 Japanese are missing at least part of their lower limbs, but probably fewer than 100 of them are active as athletes.
   

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