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13/8/2012

The birth of a new games: How one inspirational man escaped the Nazis and created the modern day Paralympics

A pioneering neurologist who fled Nazi Germany for a safer life in Britain could never have dreamed that a low-key archery contest for war veterans with horrific injuries would one day become the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

In 17 days’ time the grand Olympic stadium in east London will light up once more with an opening ceremony packed with athletes and volunteers hailing the start of competitions. for more click here

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