Episode 42: A Swimmer Captures Paralympic Silver in London

Anna Eames“Everyone can learn a lesson in judging people by what they see.”

Anna Eames

Gustavus Adolphus College

In this episode, we hear from Anna Eames, a senior at Gustavus Adolphus College. Ms. Eames—who was born with fibular hemimelia, a leg-length discrepancy—has competed in the 2008 and 2012 Paralympics, winning medals in each. She describes the feeling that came with standing on a podium while the national anthem played in her honor.

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Photo: Tom Franke  Music: Theme by John Gravois

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