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December
16

South Africa's Forgotten Thalidomide Survivors

Posted on Tuesday 16th December, 2014

The story of thalidomide seems to be never ending: survivors turn up in the most unlikely places - here Tony Carnie documents the case of two women in South Africa who believe that their disabilities were caused by the morning sickness drug that damaged tens of thousands in the womb

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October
31

Right Footed Needs a Helping Hand

Posted on Friday 31st October, 2014

Most visitors to our site will be familiar with Jessica Cox - she is a one-woman sensation whose image is on the front page of DysNet and who made two appearances in the launch video of our 'What If?' campaign which ended recently.  Jessica now needs our help - to finish an important documentary about her life and work which is being crowdfunded on Indiegogo.

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October
28

Wash 'N' Go

Posted on Tuesday 28th October, 2014

Many of us in the limb different community make use of bidet lavatories for personal hygiene.  That's fine when we're at home, but travelling can pose extra challenges.  Step forward Ramesh Lad - a thalidomide survivor living in Canada - who has put his undoubted creative and innovative talents to good use by developing a device that we can all take with us.

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