Incredible Athletes who’ve Overcome Birth Defects & Disabilities

Next time you want to veg out on that couch, think of the incredible athletes who’ve overcome birth defects (e.g., cerebral palsy, spina bifida, fibular hemimelia) and acquired disabilities (e.g.,cancer, war injuries, auto accidents).

For info on a dozen or so disabled athletes–including Paralympic gold medalist Tatyanna McFadden and major league pitcher Jim Abbott, pictured here–

Jim Abbott  2004 P Morse

 Abbott WikiCmns Morse


McFadden 2006 Grout

McFadden WikiCmns Grout


Welcome news during a week when a fallen disabled hero, Oscar Pistorius, was formally charged with murdering his girlfriend in South Africa.

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