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Tasha Chambers

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Defeating Malaria to Defend Dreams

(0) Comments | Posted December 5, 2012 | 5:54 PM

Three months ago, I shared a story about a Ugandan girl -- Christine Akullo -- who is sponsored through ChildFund International and was preparing to compete in the Paralympics in London. The events for which Christine had trained so hard went on without her, because she suddenly became ill with...

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Limited Sight Doesn't Impair Vision

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2012 | 2:54 PM

Christine Akullo has a sight-debilitating condition, but she still has her sights set on gold.

The 22-year-old Ugandan is a former sponsored child through ChildFund, who has a sight-debilitating condition, known as keratoconus. Although the condition left her partially blind, she's focused on her...

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