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Aimee Mullins:
Aimee Mullins: La Oportunidad de la Adversidad

TEDMED 2009 · 21:58 · Filmed Oct 2009
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Aimee Mullins: Aimee Mullins: La Oportunidad de la Adversidad
21:58 · Filmed October 2009 at TEDMED 2009 · Subtitles available in 32 languages

El tesauro, o diccionario de sinónimos, puede equiparar la palabra "discapacitado" con sinónimos tales como "inútil" y "mutilado", pero la innovadora atleta Aimee Mullins, está decidida a redefinir la palabra. Al desafiar estas asociaciones, ella muestra cómo la adversidad — en su caso, haber nacido sin los huesos de la tibia — realmente abre la puerta para el potencial humano.

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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