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Minda Dentler: What I Learned When I Conquered the World's Toughest Triathlon   video
Offbeat  (tags: inspiration, courage, determination, Minda Dentler, polio survivor, Ironman triathlon, Kona, Hawaii )

Evelyn
- 387 days ago - youtu.be
2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride & then a full-length marathon on hot, dry ground. Minda Dentler is a polio survivor committed to inspiring people to move beyond their fear of failure and achieve their goals.
Armless Indian Tailor Creates Garments With His Feet - Inspiring   video
Offbeat  (tags: India, Harayana, armless tailor, Madan Lal, determination, inspiration, "don't take 'no' for an answer" )

Evelyn
- 668 days ago - youtu.be
(If the voice giving the commentary infuriates you - read the text linked below!) Madan Lal was born without arms but learnt to use his talented toes to stitch beautiful garments from a shop in his village. Now he uses his talented toes to stitch be
Zimbabwe's Breakdance King Who Uses a Wheelchair   video
Offbeat  (tags: Zimbabwe, off-beat, courage, determination, deformed legs, crutches, wheelchair, Blessing Fire, Beat Boy Crystals, breakdance )

Evelyn
- 699 days ago - youtu.be
Born with disfigured legs, yet a boy named Blessing Fire always felt the fire in his soul to dance. Told he would never be able to walk like a "normal child", he found his passion in breakdancing & now teaches his award-winning moves to students
Couple Refuses To Give Up On Golden Retriever Born With Backward Legs   video
Offbeat  (tags: Golden Retriever, backward legs, couple's love, determination, awesome-pawsome doggy video )

Barb
- 992 days ago - youtube.com
Meet Rexi, a loveable golden retriever who gets around by hoping on her hind legs. When she was about 6-weeks-old, her owners Rachel and James Cassidy noticed something unusual about the precious pooch that was different...
Paralyzed Cat Drags Herself To The Spot Where She Left Her Babies
Offbeat  (tags: cat abuse, paralyzed mom cat, babies, determination, pics )

Barb
- 1081 days ago - thedodo.com
Nothing was going to keep this determined mom cat away from her kittens âEUR" not even a beating that nearly killed her.
Waseem Shalouf: A Story of Hope and Determination From Gaza   video
Offbeat  (tags: good news, child, Waseem Shalouf, genetic disability, Gaza, Palestine Children's Relief Fund, Shriners Children’s Hospital, Spokane, Washington State, prosthetic legs, walking, climbing, hope, determination )

Evelyn
- 1153 days ago - youtu.be
7 yr old Waseem was born with a deformity, unable to walk like other kids his age. Sent to Spokane, after five months of multiple surgeries and therapy he was able to complete his treatment and go back home walking on two legs instead of a wheelchair
Stray Dog Plays With Children in Brazil.
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, children, determination, society, video )

Dianne
- 1327 days ago - arbroath.blogspot.com
This dog is impressive :-)
'You Don't Need a Leg to Climb Mount Everest' - A Story of Courage, Determination and Dedication
Offbeat  (tags: Arunima “Sonu” Sinha, amputee, climber, Mount Everest, determination, courage, example, woman )

Evelyn
- 1426 days ago - forum.soldier2ndlife.com
Just two years after Arunima "Sonu" Sinha had lost her leg, she stood atop the summit of Mount Everest, the national flag in hand. She was the first Indian amputee and the first woman amputee in the world to have conquered the giant summit.
This Woman Who Has Cerebral Palsy Is Writing An Entire Novel By Typing With Her Toes
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, Cerebral Palsy, author, determination, spitfire, inspiration, inspiring, inspirational story )

Barb
- 1572 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Hu Huiyuan, who lives the AnHui Province in China, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she was a few months old and has little mobility, CNR reported, according to a CCTV Facebook post.
Barbara Guerra - Determination Enables Her to Cope Despite Having No Arms   video
Offbeat  (tags: Barb Guerra, amputee, mother, differences, determination, courage )

Evelyn
- 1854 days ago - youtu.be
"I'd just like to encourage other people that if there's a will there's a way" Truly an amazing woman, a role model for those facing challenges
Deadline Extends for Jaguar Habitat Determination
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, habitat, determination, wildlife )

Cher
- 1957 days ago - eacourier.com
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requested and recently received an extension of the deadline to reach a final determination on critical habitat for the jaguar. The previous settlement agreement date for publishing a final decision was Dec. 16; the new
Deaf Player Fights For Place In Japan's Top College Rugby Team
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, rugby, deaf, top team, collegiate rugby squad, player, don't give up, Teikyo University, hearing impairment, determination )

Naoko
- 2933 days ago - asahi.com
Takayuki Otsuki, a new recruit to Japan's top collegiate rugby squad, cannot hear the sound of referee's whistle or his coach's commands. Instead, he has to pick up what is going on from the reactions of players around him.
Aging A-Bomb Survivor Determined to Continue Telling Story to Children Worldwide
Offbeat  (tags: hibakusha, a-bomb, survivor, radiation, storyteller, Nagasaki, children, determination, aging, pain )

Naoko
- 3316 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
"I'm in pain. But the truth about the A-bomb and the survivors must be told to the children of the next generation." So says 89-year-old Kazuko Yamashina, a survivor of the nuclear attack on Nagasaki and n A-bomb "storyteller."
   

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