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Nepal teen born without use of arms or legs makes beautiful art

Nepal teen born without use of arms or legs makes beautiful art

While the earthquake last year spelt disaster for many Nepalis, 16-year-old Amir Bomjon got a chance to make something of his life. Born handicapped to an impoverished family in Palung, he watched his mother work herself to the bone to support the family. Because of his physical state, he grew up feeling like a burden. When the earthquake struck, relief …

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The Heartbreaking Tale Of A Cobbler Father Who Can’t Afford Shoes For His Gold Medal-Winning Sprinter Daughter

Sayali

In what could be described as a hard-touching irony, Mangesh Mhaishune of Mumbai mends shoes for a living and his daughter Sayali sprints barefoot to win gold medals at school level. One of the best joys you could get as a schoolkid would be to come first in a sprint, be it 100-metre, 200m, 400m or 3000m. Sayali experienced this …

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I AM HIMANSHU BAKSHI, AND I STAND TALL DESPITE MY SHORT HEIGHT

Himanshu-Bakshi@Dontgiveupworld

People who are physically challenged are sometimes wrongly regarded by some as people unable to contribute to the society in any meaningful way because of their disability. Take the example of my life which is full of challenges every day. Whenever I step out of my home I see people laughing at me and making cheap comments. I have even …

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An Open Letter To Those Who Think Their Life “Sucks”

Sad Pug In Rain@dontgiveupworld

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking — MARCUS AURELIUS If you are reading this then I can only assume you feel like your life sucks right now. Fortunately, I don’t even have to know you to know that this is a load of nonsense and I’m going …

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For Every Time You’ve Felt Bad About How You Look, Here’s One Video That Will Fix All Of It

For Every Time You’ve Felt Bad About How You Look, Here’s One Video That Will Fix All Of It

In all of four and a half minutes, actress Radhika Apte dispenses heartwarming advice to her younger self in a new video. Her poignant words on beauty, body image and conduct have already made a dent in the hearts oFindYourBeautiful I’ve all grown up with insecurities. I’ve hated my nose, I’ve hated the fact that I’m the only “dark skinned” …

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A Flower Seller’s Girl From Chennai Wins Gold At World Street Games In Brazil

Chennai Girl Gold Medal

Meet 16-year-old R. Hepzibah, daughter of Arrayi — a flower-seller of Chennai’s Link Road. Hepzibah might be born and brought up on the street, but she has just returned from Brazil, where she represented India in the World Street Child Games which was held a week ago. Hepzibah has bagged three medals in the competition, including one gold and all …

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