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Powerlifter battling Crohn's disease wins personal victory

Powerlifter Ali Jawad, who is fighting severe Crohn's disease, says that even making the Paralympics in Tokyo is the greatest achievement of his life. Rio 2016 silver medallist Jawad mounted a heroic effort just to be in Japan: shielding for three years, taking risks with medication and foregoing a stem cell trial featuring aggressive chemotherapy.

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