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The Strength of the Human Spirit (38 pics)

Posted in Random » Awesome   10 Apr 2018   / 3904 views

A participant of a motocross tournament
This man is trying to walk a 500 m long high-line in Castle Valley.
A woman diagnosed with cancer is fighting her disease with extreme mountain climbing.
This traveler is ending his 49-day crossing of the Atlantic. He was all alone on his boat the entire time and had to navigate the waters for 16 hours every day. He set the world record!
People of the Guizhou Village had always dreamt about having their own source of water. Thanks to this man’s perseverance, their dream became real. After 36 years of hard work, people dug up a 9,400 m water channel.
After years of night school, raising a family and working full time, the power of this man’s spirit helped him to finally graduate from school.
Months of training and a will of steel helped a former dancer regain mobility, forget about her walking stick after an amputation, and be able to dance again!
Mountain climbers resting on El Capitan.
A photographer is taking risks by photographing a venomous banded water cobra so close up.
A diver and a tiger shark near the northern Bahamas.
A ballerina is resting after an injury.
Mountain climbers are conquering the glacier of Everest, risking a collapse at any moment.
A mother with a kid on her back is working in the rice fields in Vietnam.
A participant in the Austin Marathon is crawling across the race’s finish line.
A 13-year-old girl suffering from a rare disease had always dreamt about meeting the players of one of the biggest football teams in Turkey. Her dream came true.
Boundaries don’t exist if you fight for what makes you happy.
As a child, this woman suffered from cerebral palsy and doctors didn’t think she would survive. But her willpower and athleticism helped her overcome the disease.
Cyclist Paweł Poljański’s legs after 16 race stages of the Tour de France.
John Bramblitt is a blind painter who creates incredible artwork.
María Lorena Ramirez is a 50k marathon winner in Mexico. She ran in a skirt and sandals.
Maule Dhan coming back to camp with beeswax after a honey hunt.
Ted Rammel, a surgeon who operates in a wheelchair.
Dashrath Manjhi spent 22 years making a pathway through the mountain separating his village from a city to get access to the healthcare his community needs.
9-year-old Daniel Cabrera using light from McDonald’s to do his homework.
100-year-old Fauja Singh is a Guinness record marathon runner who finished in 8 hours, 25 minutes, and 18 seconds, becoming the oldest marathon runner to complete such a distance.
Aaron Fotheringham professionally skateboarding in a wheelchair.
In 2017, Hugh Jackman won his fifth battle against cancer.
This Philippino teacher has to cross a powerful river every day to get to school and her students.
Ballet dancers rehearsing.
Vanessa Low, a 2016 Paralympic champion who performed a world record-breaking 4.93-meter long jump.
Environmentalist Jadav Payeng has been planting trees for 37 years. Today his forest exceeds 550 hectares.



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