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Beating the Odds: Paralyzed Haitian Earthquake Victim To Race in Paralympics

The Walkabout Foundation has given 2,500 wheelchairs worldwide, including to Leon Gaisli, a cyclist in this year's Paralympic Games.

For any athlete, qualifying for the Paralympic Games is no easy feat. But for Haitian hand-cyclist Leon Gaisli, arriving at London’s athlete’s village this week was particularly improbable.

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This Affecting 45-Second Video Explains the Uphill Battle Young Female Athletes Face

It's hard to concentrate on that penalty kick with advertisers shouting that your shoes aren't cute enough.

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London 2012: A Jubilant Week, An Awkward Anniversary

One year since the riots, the government drags its heels on any real social response, while young people repair their communities and their image.

On the one year anniversary of the London riots, Reeves furniture shop in South London—which was torched during the riots—is plastered with positive messages of London youth.

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