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25th Aug '16 6:33:49 AM StFan
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* Darling from ''Literature/BlackCompany'' is deaf and mute, and for this reason nobody believes she could be TheChosenOne. They are hideously wrong, since she grows up to be a natural leader and military genius, even without her AntiMagic powers.

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Darling from ''Literature/BlackCompany'' is deaf and mute, and for this reason nobody believes she could be TheChosenOne. They are hideously wrong, since she grows up to be a natural leader and military genius, even without her AntiMagic powers.
23rd Aug '16 7:47:39 PM kazokuhouou
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** Speaking of IndyCar, there's also Charlie Kimball and Conor Daly, both drivers racing while diabetic. They and their respective teams take extra precautions to make sure they don't go into insulin shock, but that they're racing at all is badass (especially considering a driver was kicked out of the Indy 500 in 1933 because he was diabetic). Charlie has on win to his name while Conor has won a couple minor championships.

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** Speaking of IndyCar, there's also Charlie Kimball and Conor Daly, both drivers racing while diabetic. They and their respective teams take extra precautions to make sure they the drivers don't go into insulin shock, but that they're racing at all is badass (especially considering a driver was kicked out of the Indy 500 in 1933 because ''because'' he was diabetic). Charlie has on one win to his name while Conor has won a couple minor championships.
23rd Aug '16 5:12:30 PM kazokuhouou
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* IndyCar driver Will Power revealed in his autobiography that he's color blind-which doesn't seem that big a disability until you remember he's a ''race car driver'', where color plays a major role (lights, flags, etc.) Despite that, he's an accomplished driver with one title and several wins under his belt.
** Speaking of IndyCar, there's also Charlie Kimball and Conor Daly, both drivers racing while diabetic. They and their respective teams take extra precautions to make sure they don't go into insulin shock, but that they're racing at all is badass (especially considering a driver was kicked out of the Indy 500 in 1933 because he was diabetic). Charlie has on win to his name while Conor has won a couple minor championships.
23rd Aug '16 7:53:24 AM ZimFan89
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* In ''WesternAnimation/KuboAndTheTwoStrings'', most of the main cast counts -- [[KidHero Kubo]] has only one eye, while [[MamaBear his mother]] suffers from complications due to head trauma which leaves her comatose during the day. [[TheBigGuy Beetle]] has amnesia, and has difficulty remembering even basic things without Kubo and Monkey to keep him focused. [[EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys Monkey]] is injured midway through the movie [[spoiler: and is SecretlyDying, as the magic that keeps her soul in her body fades]]. The [[BigBad Moon King]] is completely blind [[spoiler: until the ending, where Kubo's other eye gives him sight at the cost of [[LaserGuidedAmnesia his memories]]]].
16th Aug '16 9:09:02 PM PaulA
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** [[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Miles Vorkosigan]], whose brittle bones and stunted growth enhance his badassitude.
*** His mother implies that if he had grown up normally and been treated like anyone else, he would have been an intelligent and valued military officer. Due to his disabilities and his society's extreme phobia of mutations, he has to work harder to overcome their expectations and ends up overshooting them by [[{{Pun}} miles]].
*** Like all Barrayaran military officers, Miles trained extensively in hand-to-hand. He notes once that three-quarters of the moves are barred to him in a real fight due to his brittle bones, but the one-quarter remaining are still more than sufficient for him to grab a large and healthy man by the throat and toss him around a bit during ''A Civil Campaign.''

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** [[Literature/VorkosiganSaga In the ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'', Miles Vorkosigan]], Vorkosigan, whose brittle bones and stunted growth enhance his badassitude.
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badassitude. His mother implies that if he had grown up normally and been treated like anyone else, he would have been an intelligent and valued military officer. Due officer; due to his disabilities and his society's extreme phobia of mutations, he has to work harder to overcome their expectations and ends up overshooting them by [[{{Pun}} miles]].
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miles. Like all Barrayaran military officers, Miles trained extensively in hand-to-hand. He notes once that three-quarters of the moves are barred to him in a real fight due to his brittle bones, but the one-quarter remaining are still more than sufficient for him to grab a large and healthy man by the throat and toss him around a bit during ''A Civil Campaign.''''Literature/ACivilCampaign''.
15th Aug '16 7:49:27 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* Kat in ''VideoGame/HaloReach'' has lost her left arm, but her robotic replacement arm works so well that she's still in active service in an elite unit and the teams expert on fixing broken electronic equipment, even though she's right handed. It does look pretty ghastly though, but nobody ever comments on it. Maybe they are [[DarkActionGirl too scared to risk it]].

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* Kat in ''VideoGame/HaloReach'' has lost her left right arm, but her robotic replacement arm works so well that she's still in active service in an elite unit and the teams team's expert on fixing broken electronic equipment, even though she's right handed. It does look pretty ghastly though, but nobody ever comments on it. Maybe they are [[DarkActionGirl too scared to risk it]].
13th Aug '16 8:45:14 AM OlmoJV
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** [[OldMaster Master Shifu]] walks with a limp due to the injury given to him by [[APupilOfMineUntilHeTurnedEvil Tai Lung]]. [[GlassCannon As long as he's not hit, he can own you]].

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** [[OldMaster Master Shifu]] walks with a limp due to the injury given to him by [[APupilOfMineUntilHeTurnedEvil [[APupilOfMineUntilHeTurnedToEvil Tai Lung]]. [[GlassCannon As long as he's not hit, he can own you]].
13th Aug '16 8:39:53 AM OlmoJV
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** [[OldMaster Master Shifu]] walks with a limp due to the injury given to him by [[APupilOfMineUntilHeTurnedEvil Tai Lung]]. [[GlassCannon As long as he's not hit, he can own you]].
12th Aug '16 8:03:32 PM comicwriter
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** Hawkeye of Comicbook/TheAvengers handicapped ''himself'' by putting a sonic arrow in his mouth to counter an attack. He used hearing aids after that. Eventually another writer cured him of his deafness altogether, but it deserves the mention for the time he was deaf.

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** Hawkeye of Comicbook/TheAvengers handicapped ''himself'' by putting a sonic arrow in his mouth to counter an attack. He used hearing aids after that. Eventually another writer cured him of his deafness altogether, but it deserves the mention for the time he was deaf. He's also since been deafened again, and is still no less badass.



* In the Comicbook/{{Wolverine}} arc ''ComicBook/OldManLogan'', aged Avenger Hawkeye is blind. However, his archery skills aren't diminished in the least, such as when [[spoiler: his captive daughter merely gives angles for him to hit the right target dead on]].


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** Chirrut Imwe from ''Film/RogueOne'' is a middle-aged blind man who can still kick the assess of a whole squad of Stormtroopers.
9th Aug '16 11:48:31 PM KYCubbie
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** Finally, there is Rick Hansen, a personal friend of Fox and paraplegic athlete who went for an around-the-world marathon tour in his wheelchair and was an international hero by the time he returned to Canada. His story inspired the song "Man in Motion," which was used as the theme song of the film ''St. Elmo's Fire''. Yes, the line "All I need's this set of wheels" is talking about a wheelchair, not a car.

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** Finally, there is Rick Hansen, a personal friend of Fox and paraplegic athlete who went for an around-the-world marathon tour in his wheelchair and was an international hero by the time he returned to Canada. His story inspired the song "Man in Motion," which was used as the theme song of the film ''St. Elmo's Fire''. ''Film/StElmosFire''. Yes, the line "All I need's this set need is a pair of wheels" is talking about a wheelchair, not a car.
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