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The Resilience of a Teenage Para-Athlete
Jul 11, 2016
The videos of 16-year-old Gabriel Neris finishing his race after losing his prosthesis in a competition in São Paulo, Brazil, garnered thousands of views. Under tremendous pain, he reached the finish line. This is an inspiring short profile of his life and athletic philosophy, produced by Stink São Paulo and directed by Douglas Bernardt and Squarehead.
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Author: Nadine Ajaka
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A showcase of cinematic short documentary films, curated by The Atlantic.