Friday, June 29, 2007
A recent story in the Indy Star shows the cruelty of some and the kindness of others. A man's adapted vehicle to be used with his wheelchair was stolen. However, another man stumbled on the stolen vehicle in the woods and called the police. The man has now been reunited with his wheels.
Monday, June 25, 2007
In a move toward equality, international track officials have decided that a South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius who has two prosthetic legs can compete against able-bodied runners. Initially, there had been a ruling against runners who benefited from "artificial help." Pistorius is now dreaming of the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing. If he qualifies, he would be the first runner with a physical disability to compete in the Olympics.