Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The Inspirational Aimee Mullins

Aimee Mullins was born without fibular bones, and had both of her legs amputated below the knee when she was still an infant. She learned to walk on prosthetics and started running, competing at the national and international level as a champion sprinter. In 1996 Paralympics in Atlanta she set world records. She became the first double amputee to compete in NCAA Division 1 track and field. After school, she became a fashion model working for "a href="">Alexander McQueen , before becoming an actor. In 2008 she was the official Ambassador for the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival.

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