A great athlete despite his handicap

Jerome SINGLETON is a 26 year old African-American athlete and sportsman. At the age of 18 months, he had his right leg amputated below the knee because he was born without a fibula and will have to wear a prosthesis. Overcoming his handicap during his studies, Jerome would goes on to become a college football player and member of the track team. On the other hand, as a student-athlete on a University of Michigan team, he would compete and win several medals and titles through his talent and athletic performance. His hard work will pay off, in 2011, he will beat his South African rival Oscar PISTORIUS in the 100m final of the CIP (International Paralympic Committee) world championships in New Zealand, all of this by inspiring many people with a disability.

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