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The 33 Most Inspiring Photos Of The Paralympics

If you're feeling down about something, you'll want to take a look at these photos. This is what perseverance looks like.

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Guide Guilherme Soares de Santana reacts to Terezinha Guilhermina of Brazil winning gold before she knows she's won the Women's 100m T11 Final.


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Katherine Downie, Ellie Cole and Maddison Elliot of Australia celebrate as teamate Jacqueline Freney wins them the gold medal in the Women's 4x100m Freestyle.


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Silver medallist Cigdem Dede of Turkey, gold medallist Ivory Nwokorie of Nigeria and bronze medallist Lidiia Soloviova of Ukraine pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the women's -44kg powerlifting competition.


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Martine Wright of Great Britain, who lost her legs in the 7/7 bombings, waves to her family in the crowd after the opening game of the womens sitting volleyball tournament.


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Sarah Storey of Great Britain celebrates winning her eleventh Paralympic gold medal after victory in the Women's Individual C4-5 Road Race during the road cycling.

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