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Paralympics 2014

Russia Is Hosting Paralympians, But People With Disabilities Are Still Marginalized In Sochi

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.12.2014 | Impact

By agreeing to host the Winter Paralympics this year, Russia appeared to have made some vast strides in its treatment of people with disabilities. But...

Wounded Vets At Sochi Paralympics: 'Representing Our Country In Another Way'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.11.2014 | Impact

The Sochi Paralympics are well underway, but for those who were injured in battle overseas, the Games aren’t just about athletic grit. For these vet...

U.S. Paralympian Reunited With Russian Birth Mother

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Pushing through pain in her debut at the Winter Paralympics, Tatyana McFadden only had to remember who was watching ...

U.S. Cancels Paralympics Presidential Delegation Over Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) - The White House has canceled a presidential delegation to the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, part of its respons...

A Thank You For The 'World's Toughest Moms'

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.19.2014 | Parents

And you found yourself misty at the traditional "Thank You Mom," ad from P&G which aired during the Olympics? The one that showed tiny, spunky athlete...

Paralympic Ad Reminds Us What Truly Defines An Athlete

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.10.2014 | Impact

A one-minute video of daredevils competing on snowy terrain initially appears to be like any other extreme sports ad meant to send your heart rate soa...