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wheelchair-bound

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  • For over 10 years, Jimmy and his wheelchair-bound wife, Ellen, were homeless.

    Christine Schanes: Why Do We Discriminate Against the Homeless?

  • Because he was wheelchair-bound, FDR was confined to his desk for long periods and occupied his time reading the piles of documents in his in-box, other historians speculate.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Ms. Kaiser, who has the powerful upper body that distinguishes the wheelchair competitors, explained that the main difference between wheelchair and traditional tennis is that the wheelchair-bound get two bounces.

    On the Outer Courts

  • For over 10 years, Jimmy and his wheelchair-bound wife, Ellen, were homeless.

    Christine Schanes: Why Do We Discriminate Against the Homeless?

  • The typically stiff white-tie crowd erupted in cheers when wheelchair-bound Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer, partially paralyzed by a stroke two decades ago, received the Nobel Prize in literature.

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, Tawakkul Karman Receive 2011 Nobel Peace Prize

  • "You're taking 70-year-old planes and putting them under such stress," said 54-year-old Bob Wogan, a hotel auditor from Scottsdale, Ariz., whose wheelchair-bound nephew was killed by the crashing plane.

    Air Shows Draw Scrutiny

  • But Asamoah remembers a different time: Before we got help from the Global Fund, these kind of patients in the ARV unit were all wheelchair-bound.

    'In 10 years' time, Ghana may not require any aid at all'

  • She notes that the "intolerance for ideas falling outside the known and accepted tropes of the left is so deep and wide as to render them incapable of listening without a jeering rancorousness to the words of fellow student Anthony Mascheck--a heroic wounded vet arguing in favor of reinstating Columbia's ROTC program after a four-decade ban--who sits, wheelchair-bound."

    Incivility on the left

  • Inspired by a true story, the film has drawn an audience of more than 10 million since its release just over a month ago and has also sparked a timely debate about how the wheelchair-bound are treated in France.

    All Aboard for le Cinéma Français

  • See the brilliant Sylvie Testud in Lourdes, a lovely film about isolation and community, in which a wheelchair-bound woman pretends to greater faith for access to her local church congregation.

    A Guru of Gardening Practices « PubliCola

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