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Sledge Hockey May Do More For Geopolitics Than The U.N.

Paralympians are doubling as diplomats and are totally owning it

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Every four years, the Paralympic Games bring increased attention to athletes with impairments—as is the case this week in Rio de Janeiro. But even when the games aren’t taking place, the U.S. government uses para-athletes as foreign policy tools, part of a continuous diplomatic effort to promote disability rights around the world.

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