Aimee Mullins is an awe inspiring woman who blows away any ideas you might have about someone being disabled. In fact she goes beyond normal *abilities* to do things others only dream of. She was born without fibular bones and had both of her legs amputated below the knee when she was an infant. By the time she attended Georgetown she was so accomplished on her prosthetics that she became the first double amputee to compete in NCAA Division 1 track and field and then set world records in her performance at the Paralympic Games in 1996. She went on to become a model, an actor and an activist. In this talk she gave at TED in February she discusses her current collection of legs. These include leopard legs and a pair that make her 6 inches taller! You can read more about this amazing woman at her personal website here.
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