The Blind Acupuncturist (Being Me: Ivan)

Many people think that life is sort of coming to an end at the age of 70. And it might have been the case years ago, but certainly not today….

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Determination of a war refugee

* (GENTLE MUSIC) Captions were made with the support of NZ On Air. www.able.co.nz Copyright Able 2020 (PEACEFUL MUSIC) When I came first to Dunedin, it was, like, cold, and,…

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“Disability is Punk” (Being Me: Cory)

* # Hey! – I just want to be in there, showing the world what disabled people can do. # Yeah, it rained and it poured and it bucketed down….

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Seeking new challenges with Cerebral Palsy (Being Me: Nikayla)

* (EXCITING MUSIC) – Whoo! I can’t believe I’m about to jump out of a plane. This is not your average day, let alone when you live with cerebral palsy….

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The blessing of Down syndrome (My Perfect Family: Taonga)

Down’s syndrome, it’s when there’s an extra copy of chromosome 21. Because Taonga has Down’s syndrome, he has lower muscle tone and is taking longer to develop than your average…

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Inside Outside: Alicia Kapa

Hi everybody The reason that I’m blind is because a gypsy woman cursed me. My disability means everything just takes a little bit longer. The wheelchair and iPad and headwand don’t…

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Inside Outside: Pieta Bouma

Hi everybody The reason that I’m blind is because a gypsy woman cursed me. My disability means everything just takes a little bit longer. The wheelchair and iPad and headwand don’t…

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Inside Outside: Josh Davies

Hi everybody The reason that I’m blind is because a gypsy woman cursed me. My disability means everything just takes a little bit longer. The wheelchair and iPad and headwand don’t…

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Motocross with paraplegia (Bulletproof: Scott)

I’ve always been into speed and things that are fast. Bikes, cars, boats. (TYRES SCREECH) When I was younger, all I wanted to do was jump. Fear of falling off…

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My Perfect Family: Melody

Now, I am totally blind. It’s almost a darkness that you can’t explain, because you would have to be buried. It is pitch-black. But in the last five years, there’s…

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