Boy with no arms can swim – level 1

Boy with no arms can swim – level 1

08-02-2013 14:00

Abbas Karimi is from Afghanistan. He is 14 years old. He was born with no arms. But he has a big dream. He wants to win a gold medal for swimming in the next Paralympics. If he gets the help which he needs, he will be the first person from Afghanistan to represent his country as a swimmer. He wants to be a symbol for all people who have some problems with their body.

Long wars and a bad situation in Afghanistan aren’t good for people like Abbas who want to play sports. But Abbas has a new hope in his life. The next Paralympics will be in Brazil in 2016. 

Interesting words: Paralympics (Olympic Games for people who have some problems with their bodies), represent (be symbol of something).

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