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    Stevie is one of the best known and best loved musicians in the world today. He was born Stevland Hardaway Morris in Michigan, USA in 1950. It was a premature birth causing retinal detachment which resulted in Stevie going blind soon after his birth, but it was clear from very early in his life...

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    The 2016 Olympic bronze medalist has a string of medals and records from his long career, including a gold medal won at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in 2006. The New Zealander took third place to win the 1500 metres bronze medal at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016 to add to his Silver from...

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    Usain Bolt ‘Lightening Bolt’ is the fastest sprinter in history. So, what motivates him? Born in Trelawny, Jamaica in 1986, Usain Bolt grew up in a loving household with Christian parents. Wellesley and Jennifer Bolt ran the local grocery store and while they were certainly not wealthy in...

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    Jean Neil – Housewife and Mother

    Jean became something of a celebrity in 1988 when she was dramatically healed of long-term paralysis and leaped out of her wheelchair in front of an audience of thousands! One of eleven...

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    Ian McCormack – Diver

    Ian McCormack was diving for lobster on the small Island of Mauritius when he was stung by five Box-Jellyfish. Scientists quote this particular type of Jellyfish as being among the most...

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    Stevie Wonder – Musician and Statesman

    Stevie is one of the best known and best loved musicians in the world today. He was born Stevland Hardaway Morris in Michigan, USA in 1950. It was a premature birth causing retinal...

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