Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Special Education

Broken Wings Series

This series is a pioneer effort to change public perceptions of disability. Each episode profiles the struggles, dreams, and accomplishments of an adult or child with a specific form of disability, such as blindness, dwarfism, or paraplegia. We see the daily challenges of living with such a disability and the ways Click for more

2. Vasile Stoica: No Distance Far Enough

2. Vasile Stoica: No Distance Far Enough

Vasile Stoica will attempt to break a Guinness Book world wheelchair distance record. If he succeeds, it won't be the first time he's broken a record. In 1999 Vasile became the first Romanian to travel around the world by manual wheelchair, following a number of record-breaking European tours and 8 consecutive years as a wheelchair marathon champion in his country. These feats are impressive for anyone, but given Vasile's childhood of growing up in an ill-equipped communist institution without the use of a wheelchair until he was 14, they are truly impressive. His story is testament that anybody can realize a dream, no matter how long or arduous the journey. 2007 SCA 30 min.

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