Some people may see disabilities as a limitation. However, there are others who see these disabilities, not as a limitation, but an opportunity. A chance to strive for more and accomplish what many only dream of. These brave men and women faced what most would consider an unbearable sentence and triumphed over mediocrity. From quadriplegics on surfboards to deaf composers, these are 25 Inspiring People Who Overcame Their Disabilities!
She was the first blind and deaf person to earn a college degree!
One of the most famous singers and musicians of our time, Stevie was born blind.
The Vice President of Ecuador from 2007 to 2013 Lenin became a paraplegic after being injured in a shooting.
Famous for her role in Children of a Lesser God, Marlee is one of the most successful deaf actresses of our time.
Born with muscular dystrophy, Ralph is the late founder of the Braun Corporation, a lead manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles. The company would eventually create the first wheelchair accessible minivan.