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These Stories Of Indias First Amputee Calendar Are Breaking Barriers Of Disability

Words like ‘inspiration’ and ‘pride’ are associated with people who are differently-abled, never are the words, ‘strong’, ‘sexy’ or ‘powerful’ used. To remedy that, Project Rising Above, an initiative of Mission Smile – Pledge Your Day, was conceived by co-founder of Mission Smile, Preeti Rai. There are reel heroes, and then there are real heroes. The real heroes are the …

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Inspiring Story Of Sai Kaustuv Dasgupta Turning His Disabilities Into Motivation

Imagining spending even one day without the use of hands and legs is a difficult task for a majority of us. But one man has decided to challenge a debilitating disease and become an inspiration to many. This is Sai Kaustuv Dasgupta. Born in 1991, the 26-year-old suffered three fractures even before his first birthday. Worried, his parents took him …

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Story Of Basavaraj Umrani, Journey From Being Blind To The Walking Computer

This is the story of a 22-year old from Belgaum who left us in a state of surprised admiration.Basavaraj Shankar Umrani is a student of B.Ed at Athani, Belgaum. Completely blind by birth, Basavaraj has never ever had a glimpse of the external world, but his mind sees and interprets things that no normal person could ever perceive. He is gifted …

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Story Of Radhika Khanna’s Motivational School Of Turning Disabilities Into Art

Radhika Khanna was studying arts in her college days when she started volunteering at a school for children with mental disabilities. “It was the principal of that school who noticed how I could easily interact with these students and could feel for them. She motivated me to work in this field. I also felt that there was a lot of …

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Bhopal To Nepal To Kashmir: Read Vipul Singh’s Inspiring Story And His Victory Over Disability

I was born into a humble family in Varanasi. I was a bit of a mix news for my parents. They did get a child, but the child brought a set of problems with him. Problems which would make any new parent worry. The doctor told my mother (right after she squeezed another human out of her body) that her …

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A 48-Year-Old Man Has Overcome His Disability To Take Care Of His Paralyzed Mother

Despite being disabled, this 48-year-old man from China has shown immense strength of his will power. Chen Xinyin had suffered from an electric shock when he was just seven years old, in which he lost both of his arms. With such a condition, he started working on the family farm. His father died when Chen was 20, leaving him to …

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