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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...

PHOTOS: These Kids Finally Get To Fulfill Soccer Dreams

AP | DEBORA REY | Posted 08.09.2013 | Impact

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Valentino is a fan of the River Plate soccer club who dreams of dodging down the field like Argentine star Lionel Messi. Ad...

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...