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11 Characters Played by Different Actors
Having more than one actor portray the same character happens more often than you’d think on many popular TV series. The reason behind the switcheroo is not always explained to the viewing public, which means of course that we automatically assume the actor asked for a raise. But that’s not always the case.... READ ON
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8 Who Rose to the Challenge
Almost five years ago, I wrote 9 People Who Did It Anyway, about people who excelled in the exact activity they weren't supposed to be able to. A dozen lists later, we still see new stories of such accomplishments. Some take on these challenges to continue what they were doing before they became disabled. Some do it because they don't like to be told they can't. Some do it to show the world that disabled people encompass a wide range of ambition and ability, just like everyone else. Others do it to raise... READ ON
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7 Stories of People Who Refused to be Limited (in 2012)
Is it just me, or are there more and more global news stories about disabled people accomplishing feats that would be quite newsworthy for able-bodied people? I believe it is happening more and more, as modern attitudes about those who've had physical setbacks change to reflect reality. People termed "disabled" have always had the will to accomplish what others thought impossible, but now the people around them are seeing the possibilities more and more. And we can't discount the effects of instant news... READ ON
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9 People Who Rose to the Challenge
People with disabilities have the same aspirations as anyone, whether they came up with a dream before or after they became disabled. And, like those in the general population, there are a few who will do whatever it takes to make their dream come true, or to live their lives the way they want. Here are nine more stories of folks who did just that. 1. Kurt... READ ON
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Challenge Accepted: 8 Inspiring Stories
Some people live their lives by making the best of what they have. And then there are people who even make the best of what they don't have. After all, you just don't tell some people, "You can't do that." Because they will prove you wrong. 1. Dean du... READ ON
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7 People Who Prove Their Abilities
Every time I write about people who belie the term "disabled" by doing the exact thing they are not supposed to be able to do, I am delighted to run across more stories that prove that point. There is no limit to what an ambitious hardworking person can do, even when they have more than the average number of drawbacks to overcome. 1. Hirotada... READ ON
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9 More People Who Refused to be Limited
Server migration or not, this one is a brand new article! Some people love a challenge. Some people are handed challenges they never asked for. Whether from pride, passion, inspiration, or a combination of all those things, some people are willing to do what it takes to accomplish what they aren't "supposed" to be able to do. I remember a phrase from my childhood, used as a comeback when someone is told they can't or won't do something- "You hide and watch me." Here are nine folks who took those... READ ON
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10 People Who Did It Anyway
The news that quadruple amputee Philippe Croizon swam the English Channel over the weekend reminded me of so many people I've written about, that I had to look in my files and bring you another inspirational list of people who are labeled as disabled in one way or another, but who still accomplished exactly what they were not supposed to be able to do. 1. Tom... READ ON
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Roll Over Beethoven: 6 Modern Deaf Musicians
Famous composer Ludwig van Beethoven began to lose his hearing around the age of 25. By the time of his death, he was completely deaf. But that never stopped him from writing some of the most beautiful music the world has ever known. Beethoven is proof that music isn't just in the ears, but comes from the heart and from the soul. His legacy is carried on today by many deaf and hard of hearing musicians, including these six performers who don't need to hear to express themselves through song. Mandy... READ ON
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8 Amazingly Abled Athletes and Artists
A few people who are missing a limb, or one of the senses, or have some other physical anomaly are notable for achievements in the very area in which they were supposedly restricted. Usually this has little to do with proving something to the world, and is often a case of someone beginning or continuing an activity they truly love and enjoy. They just don't see any reason not to. However, such unique achievements are likely to make the news. A couple of years ago I wrote a series of posts about people some... READ ON
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Dancing on Crutches
For most of us, using crutches to get around would be an excuse to sit on the side of the dance floor. A select few take those crutches and outshine everyone around them. Here are the stories of four men who have two things in common: they use a crutch or two, and they are very, very good dancers. Luca "Lazylegz"... READ ON
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9 People Who Refused to be Limited
It's part of human nature to test one's limits, even for those who have extraordinary limitations. All over the world there are people with disabilities who work to do exactly what they are not supposed to be able to do. This is the fourth article in a series about people who set their goals and achieved them despite disabilities. Amputee... READ ON
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9 People Who Knew They Could Do It
The wonderful response and suggested additions to the post 9 People Who Did It Anyway led me to explore more people who could've taken the easy way out due to disabilities, but instead followed their passions. The Teenage Amputee... READ ON

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