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INDIA: Three disabled achievers make their physical challenge a pale reality of their life

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India's government estimates about six percent of the country's more than a billion population are disabled.

Recent estimates also say over 50 percent of the disabled end up with mental challenges due to poor health care and social stigma at...

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Timecode:14:09:42:11 - 14:13:28:08
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Sound:NATURAL WITH ENGLISH, TAMIL AND BENGALI SPEECH
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Syndication:LIFE!1-JUL19-INDIA-DISABLED ACHIEVERS LIFE!1: STORY L!696
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(L!1) COIMBATORE, INDIA (JULY 18, 2006) (ANI)
PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED SWIMMER PURUSHOTHAMAN WALKING ON POOL DECK
PURUSHOTHAMAN SITTING ALONG THE POOL
GETTING INTO THE WATER
PURUSHOTHAMAN SWIMMING
HOLDI...

(L!1) COIMBATORE, INDIA (JULY 18, 2006) (ANI)
PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED SWIMMER PURUSHOTHAMAN WALKING ON POOL DECK
PURUSHOTHAMAN SITTING ALONG THE POOL
GETTING INTO THE WATER
PURUSHOTHAMAN SWIMMING
HOLDING THE SIDE RODS AND MAKING ATTEMPTS TO SWIM

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(SOUNDBITE) (Tamil) PURUSHOTHAMAN, PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED SWIMMER, SAYING:
"My ambition is to participate in the world's competition for physically handicapped. I am practising a lot but I am financial...

(SOUNDBITE) (Tamil) PURUSHOTHAMAN, PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED SWIMMER, SAYING:
"My ambition is to participate in the world's competition for physically handicapped. I am practising a lot but I am financially weak. I would appreciate if any of the welfare organisations or a government body provides me with financial support. I will prove my talent to become the first Indian (physically handicapped) to win a world competition."

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(L!1) ALAMPUR, INDIA (JULY 18, 2006) (ANI)
VISUALLY IMPAIRED DEEP...

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(L!1) ALAMPUR, INDIA (JULY 18, 2006) (ANI)
VISUALLY IMPAIRED DEEPAK PLAYING TABLA AND CHILDREN SINGING
VARIOUS OF DEEPAK PLAYING TABLA
PRINCIPAL OF GURU NANAK PUBLIC SCHOOL SITTING AND DEEPAK'S MOTHER

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(SOUNDBITE) (Bengali) DEEPAK ROY, VISUALLY IMPAIRED, SAYING:
"In the year 1992, I lost my eyesight to an accident. I have seen lot of doctors but without success. I have long remained unemployed becau...

(SOUNDBITE) (Bengali) DEEPAK ROY, VISUALLY IMPAIRED, SAYING:
"In the year 1992, I lost my eyesight to an accident. I have seen lot of doctors but without success. I have long remained unemployed because of this but now I have made tabla (Indian music instrument) my life partner. Whenever I hear of any function happening around, I go and play. This is our only means of our livelihood."

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DEEPAK WITH HIS MOTHER WALKING TOWARDS THE SCHOOL...

DEEPAK WITH HIS MOTHER WALKING TOWARDS THE SCHOOL

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(L!1) KOLKATA, INDIA (JULY 18, 2006) (ANI)
CUSTOMERS ENTERING THE SALON
LAVINA JAGTIANI, WELCOMING CUSTOMERS
VARIOUS OF JAGTIANI ATTENDING CUSTOMERS
CUSTOMER
JAGTIANI WEARING A HEARING AID
DECORATING ...

(L!1) KOLKATA, INDIA (JULY 18, 2006) (ANI)
CUSTOMERS ENTERING THE SALON
LAVINA JAGTIANI, WELCOMING CUSTOMERS
VARIOUS OF JAGTIANI ATTENDING CUSTOMERS
CUSTOMER
JAGTIANI WEARING A HEARING AID
DECORATING THE HANDS OF A CUSTOMER
MORE OF JAGTIANI

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(SOUNDBITE) (English) SHREE VARDHAN, OWNER OF THE BEAUTY CLINIC, SAYING:
"She is doing the nail painting, blow dry and hair colouring and is very efficient at her work. She understands everything thro...

(SOUNDBITE) (English) SHREE VARDHAN, OWNER OF THE BEAUTY CLINIC, SAYING:
"She is doing the nail painting, blow dry and hair colouring and is very efficient at her work. She understands everything through expression and in case that does not work she converses through writing. We have one more outlet, and she is managing both the places."
JAGTIANI DECORATING CUSTOMERS' NAILS

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