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IN People ON 25 Sep, 2015
For a daring heart, nothing is impossible.
She lost her both legs in 2000 at the age of just four and had to walk with a basketball. Now she is an inspiring role model for the rest of the disabled around the world. The story of a Chinese girl Qian Hongyan is gonna be the best thing you read today.
The accident nearly took her to death. Her life was saved but left disabled.
Qian's grandfather managed her a basketball that helped her to walk and play. A basketball and two wooden planks became a vital part of her life.
Her childhood days spent in much difficulty.
A "Basketball girl" in Yunnan caught the national/international attention when her photographs spread on media.
Qian looked so happy after having legs.
It was a turning point of her life. And in 2007, with the help of donations, she finished her primary school.
With no legs, swimming was pretty much difficult and was almost impossible. But she didn't lose hope.
She won one gold medal and two silver medals in Chinese National Paralympics Swimming Competition.