People who have managed to overcome their physical limitations
Some people consider limiting disability. However, there are others who see it as an opportunity to do something good. Chance to fight for a greater and achieve what many only dream about. Below we'll tell you about inspirational people who have managed to overcome their physical limitations!
She was the first blind and deaf person who received a diploma from a higher education institution!
Stevie, one of the most famous singers and musicians of our time, was born blind.
Lenin, who served as vice-president of Ecuador from 2007 to 2013, was paralyzed from the waist down after an injury during an armed attack.
Marley, known for her role in the film "Children of a Lesser God", is one of the most successful deaf actresses of our time.
Ralph, who was born with muscular dystrophy is the late founder of "Braun Corporation", a leading manufacturer of vehicles with wheelchair access. In the end, the company created the first van with wheelchair access.
Fried, one of the most famous Mexican artists of the 20th century, was injured in an accident involving a trolley, as a teenager, and her back has not recovered completely. It also contracted polio as a child, as a result she had a deformed leg. She is best known for his self-portrait in a wheelchair.
Sudha, the well-known dancer and Bollywood actress, lost one of his legs due to an infection that developed after a car accident in 1981.
John, who worked on "Dateline" in the 90th year, has become one of the first journalists who used a wheelchair on American television. His spinal cord injury was the result of a car accident, which occurred when he was 19 years old.
Despite the fact that he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis when he was 21 years old, Stephen is one of the leading physicists in the world.
It became the inspiration for the movie "Soul Surfer." Bethany lost her arm in a shark attack in Hawaii when she was only 13 years old. However, it did not stop, and she returned to his surfboard in three weeks.
is an American runner Marla, and also the first officially blind athlete who took part in the Olympic Games.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Despite the fact that he began to lose his hearing at the age of 26 years (probably the worst thing that can happen only with the composer), he continued to compose music, and most of his all favorite pieces was actually written when he was completely deaf.
Christopher, best known for his role as Superman, became quadriplegics in 1995, after a fall from a horse. Nevertheless, he continued his career and died in 2002, working as one of the directors of the animated movie "Everyone's Hero".
Not all illnesses are physical. John Nash, the famous American mathematician, was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia. His life was the basis of the film in 2001 called "A Beautiful Mind."
Vincent Van Gogh
As we have said, the disease are varied and Van Gogh is the best example of this. Despite the fact that researchers are still debating about his accurate diagnosis, for his life, he visited several hospitals and homes for the mentally ill.
Christie, Irish writer and artist who suffered from cerebral palsy and could print and write only by foot.
Jean Dominique, a well-known French journalist, suffered a stroke in 1995 at the age of 43 years. When he regained consciousness after 20 days, he could only blink his left eyelid. Doctors diagnosed him with the syndrome of "trapped man," a condition in which the body is paralyzed, but the man's mental abilities are unaffected. Despite the fact that he died after only 2 years, during which time he dictated the entire book by using Blink.
The English writer and poet, was blinded at the age of 43 years, but this did not prevent him to create his most famous work, "Paradise Lost" ( "Paradise Lost").
The Lord Nelson, the British officer in the Royal Navy (Royal Navy), is known as one of the greatest commanders of his time. Despite the fact that he lost his arm in battle, and his eyes, he went on to win victories until his death on the battlefield in 1805.
Tunney, who was born with spina bifida, is known as a successful participant in the British racing wheelchairs.
The famous Spanish painter lost his hearing in 46 years, but has created some of the most famous works of art of the 19th century.
This French actress had a leg amputated due to a knee injury, yet it continued to perform until his death. Today it is considered one of the greatest actresses in France.
Franklin, who held the post of President of the United States during the Second World War, as a child ill with polio and why to use a wheelchair at home. Nevertheless, he saw to it that he had not seen in a wheelchair in public, so it is always kept bodyguards on either side of him.
Nick, who was born without arms and legs, grew up in Australia and, in spite of their physical limitations, later learned to be engaged even skateboarding and surfing. Today it is a motivational speaker and owner of the "Young Australian of the Year" award (Australian Young Citizen Award).