The blind photographer capturing Paralympics
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Rio 2016: The blind photographer capturing the Paralympics

16 September 2016 Last updated at 12:18 BST

It's not just athletes who have disabilities at the Paralympics.

Behind the scenes, photographer Joao Maia has received praise for capturing beautiful photographs of the Games with a visual impairment.

He can see only one metre in front of him but uses colours, sounds and feelings to capture the shots.

Video journalist: Kathleen Hawkins

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