Aimee Mullins – Athlete, actor and model

Hardtalk is in New York City with a guest who is a woman who has spent her life challenging assumptions that go with the label 'physically disabled'.

Aimee Mullins had both of her legs amputated below the knee when she was just a year old.

She went on to become a champion athlete, an actor and highly paid model.

She has been feted as an inspiration across America.

Stephen Sackur asks, What is the real lesson of the remarkable story of Aimee Mullins?

(Image: Aimee Mullins. Credit: Reuters)

24 minutes

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Thu 22 Mar 2012 02:05 GMT