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She Overcame Tragedy To Become Malaysia's Top Disabled Sharpshooter

OWN | Posted 08.11.2014 | OWN

Ras Adiba Radzi, a newscaster in Malaysia, is paralyzed from the waist down. She was not born disabled, but lost the ability to walk after suffering t...

Challenged Athletes: Changing Opinions About Disability

Tony Phillips | Posted 07.22.2014 | Good News
Tony Phillips

In fact, when we're talking about people who swim a half-mile, ride 12.4 miles and run 3.1 miles all before breakfast, there's really nothing 'disabled' about them at all.

Paralyzed Bride: You Don't Lose Your Identity Unless You Surrender It

Posted 08.23.2013 | Impact

By Rachelle Friedman, the Mobility Resource There are very few moments that can happen in one's life that can change everything forever. In a split...

Amputee Marathoner: Pistorius' Murder Charge Felt Like 'Punch In The Stomach'

Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Eleanor Goldberg

When Dick Traum, the first amputee to ever run a marathon, learned of Oscar Pistorius' murder charge, he was devastated.

WATCH: Disabled MLB Great: Students Deserve 'Fair Opportunity' In Sports

Posted 02.13.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In a decision being compared to Title IX, the Department of Education has clarified language around the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, judging that schoo...

First Quadruple Amputee Reaches Mt. Kilimanjaro's Peak

Posted 01.17.2012 | Impact

When Kyle Maynard hit Mt. Kilimanjaro's peak Sunday, he became the first quadruple amputee to get to the top without assistance, Mission Kilimanjaro r...

Double Amputee War Vet Runs Disney Half Marathon

Posted 06.14.2012 | Impact

Though racing long distances in his prosthetic legs is painful, that didn't keep Lance Corporal Matias Ferreira from completing the half marathon in D...

Disabled Cheerleaders Wins 'Do Something' Grant

Posted 10.19.2011 | Impact

It came down to helping military widows, bringing healthful food to the poor, empowering immigrants, supporting cheerleaders with disabilities and sal...