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Malathi Krishnamurthy Holla – Wikipedia
Follow me on Twitter My Tweets. She had seen me in pain as a kid and she could not take any more of my pain. Everyone she grew up with had physical disabilities. Thanks for posting this excerpt, Womensweb. Inshe took part in her first international competition — Para-Olympics at Seoul. But as I grew up I realised that you need legs to run and wings to fly.
She found the answer to pain, paralysis and pity. Now she shares it with others
It was an institution for learning that gave me a new life by attending to my pain and giving me happiness. For a long time, she had been discussing it with her friend, Krishna Reddy, a para athelete like her. She has had over 30 surgeries for broken bones in her legs. She picked up cassettes by professionals and based her training on those from then on. The raging fever left her paralyzed from the neck down. Despite being from a poor family, she managed to get an education, participated in countless athletic competitions and international Paralympics and bagged an Arjuna Award for her achievements.
Hindu Report on Malathi winning Arjuna Award in http: These particularly small enterprises lack access to markets and hence do not have predictable income and growth.
Being Malathi Holla: A Story of Courage and (Dis)Ability
My self-confidence is not paralyzed,” she told us. I knew, one day, I would run… — Malathi K.
He was paralyzed from the neck down, with only one functional hand. I was naughty, and it was very difficult for them to handle me. I was born in as a very normal child to my parents who hailed from a small village malath Udipi, and we were very, very poor. He made sure she got a sound education.
This page was last edited on 26 Octoberat It was hard because I missed my siblings and my parents but my natural aptitude to make friends soon had me bonding with the other children at the centre.
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Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Archived from the original PDF on 15 November The book has been published by Inspired Indian — a movement of writers, journalists and thinkers that promote good writing and unsung heroes.
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It was para swimmer Anthony Pereira who inspired Malathi maoathi do throws because of her broad shoulders. At 56, she is still the fastest female Indian athlete on a wheelchair. The Summer Paralympic Games is the 14 th Paralympics. Stories of courage and perseverance in the face of life’s challenges always manage to inspire those reading them and the story of Malathi Holla is one such tale. Content Marketing that Works.
Malathi Holla is a Champion for the Differently-Abled
Holpa mother took on the responsibility of hllla sure that I, her youngest born, could get some chance in life and so, every afternoon, she would put me on her hip and we would take the bus to the Victoria hospital at the other end of the city so that I could get the electric shock treatment which, she was told, would help me regain some strength in my limbs.
When I was about 14 months old, I got a raging fever that was, in fact, a polio attack that left me paralyzed neck down.
The next 15 years were punctuated by surgery after surgery. Mumbai, Bangalore, Gurugram and Hyderabad. Her medal haul continued in shot put, discus, javelin, wheelchair race and obstacle race. Malathi inspire the young souls at our school.
She met Malathi at sports meets and began to see how talented she was. She bagged medals mapathi at the National Games for the Disabled conducted by the National Society for Equal Opportunities for the Handicapped, Mumbai, between and I wanted to fly like a bird fearlessly from one place to another.