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Jacky Hunt-Broersma: The cancer survivor who ran 104 marathons in 104 days
A woman who took up running after she lost her left leg to cancer has passed the Guinness World Record for most consecutive marathons.On Saturday, she completed her 104th consecutive marathon in as many days - an achievement she expects to be certified by Guinness World Records.To find out more, click the link:https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-61299527
26 May 2022 by Marcus Gordon

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23 May 2022 by April Chepovs...

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A Wheelchair to Make Hiking 'Accessible for All'
In 2008, the original Trekker model that Zur’s father rode was able to change wheels in 40 to 50 seconds. Today’s model “does the same in about four seconds,” Zur says, and includes specially designed ropes to make pulling more comfortable for the helpers. Typically, three to four people need to be on hand to push or pull the trekker on the trail. Paratrek is one of the only companies in the world building hiking wheelchairs, but the company earns revenue in three different ways – selling the Trekkers, teaching workshops, and organizing hikes. Full article: https://israeltrade.org.au/2022/05/11/israels-paratrek-designed-a-wheelchair-to-make-hiking-accessible-for-all/
11 May 2022 by Jeremy Ungar

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Sex Education’s Ncuti Gatwa Announced As New Doctor Who
Everyone's favourite Sex Education actor, Ncuti Gatwa, has been confirmed as the 14th Doctor in BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who, taking over from Jodie Whittake, This will make the next incarnation of the iconic Time Lord the first Black Time Lord, in the show's history.For more information, click the link below:https://www.ladbible.com/news/sex-educations-ncuti-gatwa-announced-as-new-doctor-who-20220508
9 May 2022 by Marcus Gordon

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Karine Jean-Pierre named first Black White House press secretary
Karine Jean-Pierre is not only the first Black White House press secretary, she's also the first openly gay person as well.Jean-Pierre has served as deputy press secretary since the beginning of Biden's term. She worked on his 2020 presidential campaign, in President Barack Obama's White House, and was chief public affairs officer for MoveOn.org, a progressive advocacy group.Click the link to find out more:https://www.reuters.com/world/us/biden-taps-karine-jean-pierre-white-house-press-secretary-2022-05-05/
7 May 2022 by Marcus Gordon

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Finally, We're Seeing Women Of Colour In Medical Illustrations
In December 2021 I posted about how a picture of a Black foetus went viral because it gave us representation.Now I'm happy to talk about the campaign that has been launched to accurately reflect the diversity of women and their bodies, in a bid to help all woman access the healthcare they need.To find out more, click the link below:https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/women-of-colour-represented-in-medical-illustrations_uk_626a6600e4b0bc48f577eb36
5 May 2022 by Marcus Gordon