Wednesday, November 11, 2009

In the groove

A truly inspirational story.

Losing a leg to a drunk driver and overcoming the adversity in her life is a lesson and teachable moment to us all.

Amputee ready for Rock n' Roll half-marathon
By Jessica Belasco - Express-News

When it comes to telling amputees they can overcome their disabilities to follow their dreams, Mona Patel does more than walk the walk.

She runs the run.

Patel, who had her right leg amputated below the knee in 1997, will run the Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio half-marathon on a running prosthesis. It will be her longest race yet.

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