Such an Inspiration!

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Emmanuel Osofu Yeboah was born with only one fully-functional leg, in Ghana, where 10% of the population is living with a disability, often cast away from their families and forced to beg for survival. Though his father left after his birth --fearing his son’s disability meant the whole family had been cursed--Emmanuel was lucky to have a mother and extended family, who supported him to get an education and believe in himself. Using a bike received from a grant, he rode across Ghana, to change societal attitudes about people living with disabilities and to encourage other disabled people in his country.

Watch Emmanuel’s Gift to learn about his amazing journey and how he continues to change lives and public policy in his home country and around the world.

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Emmanuel's Gift
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Posted by Christine Hann at 06/23/2008 10:15:30 AM | 


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