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Amiee Mullins

Saturday 20th February, 2010

Amiee Mullins - sportswoman and model and double amputee - on the cover of ID magazine

Great new TED video...

The thesaurus might equate "disabled" with synonyms like "useless" and "mutilated," but ground-breaking runner Aimee Mullins is out to redefine the word. Defying these associations, she hows how adversity -- in her case, being born without shinbones -- actually opens the door for human potential.

http://www.ted.com/talks/aimee_mullins_the_opportunity_of_adversity.html