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We Are All Disabled - Part 18

Don Alder is a musician and partner in a grand adventure - "Man In Motion" that forever changed the way we see disability. He lives alone in a basement suite over run by guitars, note books full of ideas for songs and everywhere, memories of going around the world with his best friend, Rick Hansen.        Heroes I'm just home from Hawaii where my harp guitar and I played along side, Chris Hadfied,...

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Victor's Head Trip and the Old Greek Philosopher

In the interview excerpt below continued from an earlier blog, Mike Jacobs who worked with Victor Webster - teaching him what it took to play a disabled athlete, talks about Victor's journey and his own. Sadly, Mike Jacobs passed away before seeing the film completed but his contribution to the movie and the lessons learned by all lucky enough to have crossed his path, will never be forgotten. Q....

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Countdown to Toronto... 3 days!

RSVP!   "THOSE STAIRS AREN'T SUPPOSE TO BE THERE" The Great Wall snakes across the mountains in China's high country. In many places, ancient stone stairs are the only route op to the wall.  Faced with the impossible reality that he can not climb the steep, narrow stone entrance, Rick is quick to frustration. His long held dream hangs in the balance.

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Countdown to Toronto... 4 Days Left!!!

RSVP   "RICK'S SPEECH" After a year of pushing himself half way across the world, Rick, Amanda, Don and Lee find themselves at the centre of million Chinese who have embraced their dream. It's both a moment of triumph and reflection as Rick remembers how long the journey  has been from obscurity for everyone who knows disability.

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