Christopher Reeve, Superman

Nothing of any consequence happens unless people get behind an idea. It begins with an individual and they share the idea with more individuals…and eventually it becomes a movement.”

After he suffered an accident in Virginia-he was thrown from a horse in an equestrian competition, he required a wheelchair and breathing apparatus for the rest of his life. But that wasn’t a reason to give up.Read why we want to add him on our list of Role Models!

Blind Stevie Wonder…

“Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision.” Stevie Wonder

“I Just Called to Say I Love You”. “Superstition”. “I Wish”. “Isn’t She Lovely” And the list continues. We all know at least one of his many famous songs. Stevie Wonder: one of the most important faces in modern music. Even with this disability, he made his landmark to be a pioneer and innovator in the music industry. A man with vision, despite his lack of sight.

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Mihai Nesu – In premiera

Here is a short post, in addition to the Mihai Nesu Page. Antena 3 is one of the Romanian Tv Channels that shows the truly important aspects and realistic situation of life in our country, and the “In Premiere” show, hosted by Carmen Avram, winner of The AIB’s International Jury Highly Commends for “The Poisoned City” documentary, has just released today’s episode, in regard to Mihai Nesu’s situation.

And here are the long promised translations. However, due to various restrictions, we are unable to provide them directly on the video. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we do believe that this documentary offers valuable information about a real life experience and it’s important to understand everything in it, so our apologies once again. Also, if you live in Netherlands, we envy you. Our utmost admiration for countries like Netherlands, that attained such a high level of understanding disabilited people’s needs. We certainly hope our country will reach this level too some day. The parts with italic font are reporters’ narrations. The parts that were already in English in the original weren’t copied here, they are marked with “(…)”. Continue reading

Soldiers to Dakar – Video

Dreams are dreams. Dreams are meant to be followed. Disabled or not.

The following material is made by the guys from Top Gear UK, but it is not that Top Gear-ish… Nothing blows up, there are no crashes. It’s not that entertaining. But we dare to say that it’s quite heart-touching. It’s an impressive story, with very impressive characters. Real life role models.

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Nick Vujicic

No more words are needed. Nick Vujicic is a motivational speaker who managed to give hope to people all over the world in groups of over 110.000 of teenagers, businessmen and women, children and older people. He has written a book called “Life Without Limits : Inspirations for a Ridiculously Good Life” and it has reached the hands of thousands of people. With no limbs, Nick is an inspirations to so many people, including us.

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Bethany Hamilton

Bethany Hamilton has become a source of inspiration to millions through her story of faith, determination, and hope. Born into a family of surfers on February 8, 1990, on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, Bethany began surfing at a young age. At the age of eight, Bethany entered her first surf competition, the Rell Sun Menehune event on Oahu, where she won both the short and long board divisions. This sparked a love for surf competition within her spirit.

However, at the age of thirteen, after a shark attack, she suffered a grave injury at her left arm which needed amputation to the shoulder.

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