Oscar Pistorius: The first amputee track athlete to compete at any Olympic games! In a surprising last-minute decision, South Africa’s Olympic committee and national track federation cleared the double amputee to run in his individual event.
Paraplégico pode dar pontapé de saída do Mundial ~ Portal PCD On-Line
FDNY hero who evacuated hundreds on 9/11 dies at 45 of cancer
A New York City firefighter, who heroically aided in the evacuation of thousands of people in Lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001 as the deadliest terror attack in U.S. history unfolded, has died.
HERO OF THE DAY: "Army Staff Sergeant Francis G. Phillips IV of Meridian, N.Y., died at age 28 on May 4, 2013 while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan. In September 2005, he deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In January 2007, he served in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom for fifteen months. In 2009, he returned to Afghanistan for twelve months. Staff Sergeant Phillips completed Ranger School in January 2011. He deployed in December 2012 in…
Gary Birch, Executive Director of the Neil Squire Society, at the 1980 Summer Paralympics in the Netherlands. www.neilsquire.ca :: Add Around The Rings on www.Twitter.com/AroundTheRings & www.Facebook.com/AroundTheRings for the latest info on the Olympics.