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Aimee Mullins:
My 12 pairs of legs

TED2009 · 9:58 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Aimee Mullins: My 12 pairs of legs
9:58 · Filmed February 2009 at TED2009 · Subtitles available in 41 languages

Athlete, actor and activist Aimee Mullins talks about her prosthetic legs — she's got a dozen amazing pairs — and the superpowers they grant her: speed, beauty, an extra 6 inches of height ... Quite simply, she redefines what the body can be.

Athlete and actor
A record-breaker at the Paralympic Games in 1996, Aimee Mullins has built a career as a model, actor and advocate for women, sports and the next generation of prosthetics. Full bio
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