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Aimee Mullins:
Aimee Mullins: Hoe tegenslag mogelijkheden biedt

TEDMED 2009 · 21:58 · Filmed Oct 2009
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Aimee Mullins: Aimee Mullins: Hoe tegenslag mogelijkheden biedt
21:58 · Filmed October 2009 at TEDMED 2009 · Subtitles available in 32 languages

In de thesaurus staat "invalide" synoniem met woorden als "waardeloos" en "verminkt", maar de baanbrekende hardloopster Aimee Mullins is erop uit dat woord opnieuw te definiëren. Ze trotseert deze associaties en laat zien dat tegenslag - in haar geval: geboren zijn zonder scheenbenen - juist deuren opent naar menselijk potentieel.

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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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