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Against the tide: Nisha’s story

For a person in a wheelchair being in water can be a liberating experience, allowing a body with restricted mobility to experience the joy of movement. Nisha, a paraplegic young woman from Mumbai wanted to learn swimming more than anything else. But to find an instructor and a pool that supports differently-abled individuals was a struggle. This is the story of Nisha and others like her who aspire to be free in water.

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