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Inside Edition 1 Sep 2020

Paralympic Athletes Stage Amputee Fashion Show in Tokyo

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Twelve models in Tokyo strutted, sprinted and strolled the runway to show off the latest in prosthetic technology. The catwalkers were paralympic athletes who would have been competing in the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Japan. But that event has been postponed until next year, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Until they're able to compete again safely, they were able to show what they can do on a more fashionable stage.


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