Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 29 August 2015

Editor's Viewpoint: Our shining stars

Published 04/09/2012

A world away from the depressing scenes in north Belfast, our Olympians are bringing back the medals and reminding us that there is another side to life in Northern Ireland.

The London 2012 Paralympics, with their courageous, inspiring and highly competitive participants, are sending out a message about the very best of humanity. There are heart-rending stories of success and failure as the medals tally mounts up, but in the final analysis the biggest achievement of all will be to change constructively the public’s attitude to disability. The Paralympians are all winners in their own right.

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