25 Inspiring People Who Overcame Their Disabilities

Some people may see disabilities as a limitation. However, there are others who see these disabilities, not as a limitation, but an opportunity. A chance to strive for more and accomplish what many only dream of. These brave men and women faced what most would consider an unbearable sentence and triumphed over mediocrity. From quadriplegics on surfboards to deaf composers, these are 25 Inspiring People Who Overcame Their Disabilities!

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Helen Keller

Helen KellerSource: wikipedia

She was the first blind and deaf person to earn a college degree!

24

Stevie Wonder

Stevie WonderSource: wikipedia

One of the most famous singers and musicians of our time, Stevie was born blind.

23

Lenin Moreno

Lenin MorenoSoure: wikipedia

The Vice President of Ecuador from 2007 to 2013 Lenin became a paraplegic after being injured in a shooting.

22

Marlee Matlin

Marlee MatlinSource: wikipedia

Famous for her role in Children of a Lesser God, Marlee is one of the most successful deaf actresses of our time.

21

Ralph Braun

Ralph BraunSource: wikipedia

Born with muscular dystrophy, Ralph is the late founder of the Braun Corporation, a lead manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles. The company would eventually create the first wheelchair accessible minivan.



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