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Champion Among Women.

Champion Among Women.

My mother mustered all her meager
strength to participate in the annual wheelchair races; she
truly was wired for the event and won two times.
She received a certificate for being the "Champion of Women."
The next day Mom was "spent," but we relished in the memories of the day before.
(She was racing against women and men who had both arms and legs.)




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Brenda31-Jan-2012 22:01
Great shot of genuine joy.
Michael Weinberg11-Jun-2007 00:55
A superb, heart warming true story accompanied by some terrific photos. Well done. Michael.
Fabienne01-Aug-2006 21:07
Une personne qui à l'air délicieuse et malicieuse. Des photos qui font très plaisir à voir par leur joie de vivre. C'est excellent.
Martha Albuquerque12-Jul-2006 11:09
Lovely!!! You are champions!!! :) ~Voted~
Sheila31-May-2006 06:50
She is a Champion. So are you.
Pic Chick27-May-2006 06:11
What a fabulous picture. You've captured the true spirit of the moment. Bravo.
ArminB30-Mar-2006 09:21
Unbelievable! Congrats and vote!
ChristinTroeger23-Mar-2006 10:31
Cheers to the champion, wonderful spirit.
Brian with an Eye15-Mar-2006 06:25
A wonderful feisty spirit, beautifully captured. These images made my day. Thanks.
virginiacoastline12-Mar-2006 01:53
your mother displays such a love of life! She truly IS a champion . . . and your fotos show how much you love her
Sue Robertson14-Feb-2006 03:26
I love this shot. Talk about a character. Thia shows a real love of life.
Chris P.12-Feb-2006 23:54
Wow. Your mother is an inspiration! May we all have her spirit at her age.
david procter10-Feb-2006 15:05
A very touching gallery. Thanks!
betsypdx09-Feb-2006 06:14
Congrats -- you've captured some pure delight. Thanks for sharing.
Tim Campbell09-Feb-2006 05:16
Well captured. You caught the a spry young spirit that put most of us to shame.
petesie09-Feb-2006 01:53
This touched me deeply because my late husband had the same spirit. It brought tears of remembrance to my eyes....in a good way. What a woman!
Richard Cleaver08-Feb-2006 14:43
A true champion
Arno Meintjes Wildlife08-Feb-2006 06:03
Carol, I don't know what to say and I know it doesn't matter because it is all in the heart. Arno. You are a lucky woman.
Utsav 07-Feb-2006 23:29
WOW pictures.. she is full of life and energy!
Buz Kiefer07-Feb-2006 00:20
Very touching Carol. I voted for the photo and her spirit.
Rene Hales05-Feb-2006 12:57
Beautiful!!! And congratulations to mom!--Rene
Karen Stuebing04-Feb-2006 11:42
Hooray for Mom! She looks really pleased with herself. Good for her and thanks for sharing this.
Kathy Pedersen04-Feb-2006 04:06
Yes, Fantatic Carol, I am so glad to see you mom up and about, and wheel chair racing at that! I am sincely happy for you and her both. What a great Mom with a wonderful spirit!
I had been so worried about her, but after seeing these pictures, oh...what a relief.
soulis04-Feb-2006 03:22
A big BRAVO to your mother, and a big BRAVO to you for your support of her
and some excellent photography.
Michael Shpuntov04-Feb-2006 03:21
Very nicely captured human spirit. Well done.
Celeste C.04-Feb-2006 03:20
Fabulous! Congratulations
Coleen Perilloux Landry04-Feb-2006 03:16
Wow, what a wonderful spirit. Congratulate her for all of us at PBase.
KimKong04-Feb-2006 02:20
Splendid capture full of life and good humour!
The story is wonderful. Bravo both of you!
Guest 04-Feb-2006 02:15
i meant CAROL. Great story & wonderful subject well captured. Love it.
...duncan04-Feb-2006 02:03
Very cool. She looks like a wonderful person. Well done. You seem to have captured her spirt.
purpod04-Feb-2006 01:51
Alright!! CONGRATS, Mom!! Woo Hoo, what a great day it was for ya both; glad to hear & see it, Carol :^D
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