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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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Story OF Shalini Saraswathi : Who Is Without Any Hands Or Legs , Will Run In TCS World 10K

  The TCS World 10K run that will be organised in Bengaluru this Sunday May 15, will witness an indomitable fighting spirit hitting the roads of the city for a run of her lifetime and her name is Shalini Saraswathi, a quadruple amputee. 37-year-old Shalini lost all her limbs fighting against a rare bacterial infection, which led to multiple-organ failure. …

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