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Baseball legend Jim Abbott : born without a right hand

Jim Abbott baseball legend

Jim Abbott was born in Michigan in 1967 without a right hand, but he played professional baseball for ten years. Abbott was a star pitcher in high school and led the football team to a state championship as quarterback. He was drafted by the major leagues in 1985, but elected to go to college instead. At the University of Michigan, …

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Nek Chand; The Junk Alchemist from Chandigarh, India

Nek Chand with one of his creation

Nek Chand; The Junk Alchemist of Rock Garden Chandigarh While people threw things considering them as waste, there was one man who collected such things and created something beautiful out of them. Creator of the famous Rock garden, Nek Chand proved the famous Plato saying right “beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder”. “I had many ideas, I was thinking all …

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Stanislas Wawrinka The rise of the underdog

Stanislas Wawrinka quote tatoo swiss tennis player

Stanislas Wawrinka The rise of the underdog The quote from Samuel Beckett that Stanislas Wawrinka has tattooed on his left arm has never been more appropriate. It says: “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” In beating Rafael Nadal  6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, Wawrinka became only the second man outside the game’s Big Four to …

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Sachin Tendulkar’s inspirational farewell speech

Sachin Tendulkar Farewell speech

Sachin Tendulkar’s Inspirational farewell speech Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell speech A teary-eyed Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday brought the curtains down on his phenomenal career by giving a heart-warming speech to thank his family, coaches, teammates, friends and fans, saying it was hard to believe that his life between “22 yards in the last 24 years” has come to end. His full …

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