Friday, June 13, 2003


She may only have one leg, but she plays a mean round of golf:

Hancock woman, amputee hits hole-in-one

News of one of the fastest man on two stumps:

ESPN: Showers the "World's Fastest Amputee"

I was particularly taken by Reggie Showers' quote "I cannot succumb to my disability...I cannot let my disability run my life. I am only disabled if I think I am.'' It ties in very nicely to the debate we were having recently about the "d" word and expresses my views far more eloquently than I could have put it.

...and a follow up to the story I posted a few days about de-miners in Eritrea:

ERITREA: Government has capacity to clear mines itself - information ministry

Discuss "Beyond Northern Iraq"


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