Today’s video of an armless Colombian man who repairs electronics inspired us. He says that he doesn’t want people to feel sorry for him. He’s in good company in these people who are doing great things despite their disabilities. Watch their stirring stories.
Climbing mountains – Kyle Maynard was born without arms or legs, but he hasn’t let that stop him from going for his dreams. CNN followed him as he trained to hike Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Maynard reached the summit on January 15th, according to his website.
Actress and athlete – Aimee Mullins has a long list of accomplishments. She has modeled high fashion in London and broken world track and field records. She also has no legs. Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to her about her philosophy on life.
Young activist – A young Cambodian orphan with no hands and one leg was adopted by a family in Canada. Now he’s raising awareness for other orphans from his birth country. See what he’s doing to bring in money for others.