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Top 3 Girl Crushes You Must Follow Today #WCW

November 15, 2016

Three of our favorite SB social influencers are tireless women who make the world a little smarter, kinder, and accessible for people 'differently abled.' Tatiana, Andrea, and Laurita are intelligent, passionate, and proudly enthusiastic about living an active engaged life.  If you have your own favorite influencers, send us an

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Young boy with spina bifida the new face of Weetbix

November 8, 2016

Watch the video interview on NewsHubby Conor WhittenAuckland, New Zealand —For 23 years, kids of all abilities have challenged themselves in the Weetbix* Kids Tryathlon.Five of those kids are so impressive, Weetbix has put them on the cereal box - and one of those special athletes proves attitude is all that

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History-Making Paralympian Tatyana McFadden on The Ellen Show!

October 12, 2016

Published on Oct 5, 2016The world record-holding Paralympian track athlete shared her incredible story and inspiring outlook with Ellen! Watch on YouTube.

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Film review: I Saw The Light

May 7, 2016

By Henry Fitzherbert

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SCI Life: March 2016

March 1, 2016

Hope and Humanitarianism“Going from growing up in a mud hut to mingling and having tea with the queen of England is not something I can take lightly,” says Anne Wafula Strike, MBE — Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire — for her service to disability sport

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McFadden qualifies for BP’s Team USA – Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

October 1, 2015

Published September 30, 2015 http://www.bp.com/TeamUSA Shared through Tatyana McFadden's Facebook page: OOO my GOSHHHH, I am beyond excited to be part of team BP. Check out this amazing video below with my BP Team USA Teammates. Do you notice anything that is different in this video? Hint: Look at the athletes... no other

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Hollywood star advocates for Spina Bifida education in South Africa

June 2, 2015

eNews Channel Africa | Article SourceCAPE TOWN, South Africa -Hollywood actor, Boris Kodjoe, is currently filming in Cape Town.However, he is also using his time and celebrity status for a good cause.Kodjoe has been educating Cape Town moms on how to prevent Spina Bifida in unborn children.It is a cause

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Ya Sama! The Story of Tatyana McFadden

April 22, 2015

Paralympian Sports Star Tatyana McFadden shares her life lessons to empower kids to be all that they can be. This week, she won the Boston Marathon, again! Watch her video about a new Kickstarter campaign—

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John Mellencamp meets doctor who saved his life [video]

October 3, 2014

CBS News | Original Link In the early 1950s, most babies born with spina bifida did not live long. But singer John Mellencamp survived after a pioneering operation. Last month, after more than 60 years, he finally met the doctor who saved him, reports CBS News correspondent Anthony Mason. "I didn't even know I

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Author experiences the feeling of running for the first time

July 9, 2014

  Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States —Thanks to this Anti-Gravity Treadmill, Author Sarah Mueller, 27, “Ability Therapy,” is experiencing what it feels like to run for the first time. She was born with spina bifida myelomeningocele, level L5-S1, and have had around 20 surgeries to help keep me ambulatory. “I struggle with my mobility and

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The Shape I’m In: Teodora Sutra, model

July 6, 2014

Irish Examiner | Original Link by Irene Feighan Dublin, Ireland —Toned, tall and stunning, Teodora Sutra was born to be a model. Originally from Latvia, she moved to Ireland with her mum with siblings when she was eight years old. And though she regularly returns to see her family in Latvia, her roots

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There she is … Miss Amazing

June 30, 2014

Deseret News | Original Link by Doug Robinson Deseret, Utah, United States —Later this summer, Holli Hunt will fly to Omaha, Nebraska, to represent Utah in the Miss Amazing Pageant. Amazing is a pretty good way to describe Holli. It’s amazing that she willed herself to walk. Amazing that she has endured more than 20

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70 happy years for Leaping Larry

June 27, 2014

Lawrence Dilworth grabs life and makes it a worthwhile adventure Detroit, Michigan, United States —Lawrence Dilworth turned 70 years old this week. He is not shy to say that he is one of the oldest people in the United States living with spina bifida. In 1944, Larry’s life expectancy was similar

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Famous Faces

June 25, 2014

Lawrence Dilworth, actor & photographer

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Blaine Harrison, musician, songwriter

June 24, 2014

Wikipedia | Original Link Birth name Stephen Blaine Harrison Born 23 May 1985 Hammersmith, London, England Genres Indie rock, post-punk revival, indie pop, psychedelic rock Occupations Musician, songwriter Instruments vocals, guitar, piano, percussion Years active 1994–present Blaine Harrison (born Stephen Blaine Harrison on May 23, 1985) is an English musician and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist

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