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Sochi Paralympics

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...

48 U.S. Paralympians To Follow On Twitter

Posted 03.11.2014 | Sports

The action in Sochi hasn't stopped just yet. With the 2014 Winter Paralympics underway, world class athletes will still be competing in Russia until S...

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...

11 Places in Britain You Should Have Heard Of

Paul Anthony Jones | Posted 05.05.2014 | Travel
Paul Anthony Jones

Practically every town the world over has some random achievement to its name, or else has secured its place in history as the birthplace of some notable figure, the location of some remarkable building -- or the site of the first ever speeding ticket.

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...

Sled Hockey and the Paralympics Gave Me a Reason to Recover

Taylor Chace | Posted 05.01.2014 | Impact
Taylor Chace

I never wasted a single minute in rehab, always pushing my body to its absolute limits.

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...

Megan Griffo

15 Years Ago, This Snowboarder Lost Her Legs. Now, She's Making Paralympic History

HuffingtonPost.com | Megan Griffo | Posted 01.27.2014 | Good News

Amy Purdy had less than a 2 percent chance of survival after she contracted bacterial meningitis 15 years ago. Then 19, she was in a coma for near...