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Overcoming Adversity With Paralympian Gold Medallist, David Andrew-Smith

This morning I struggled to get out of bed to come to work, but from now on I will not be so complacent about life after speaking to David Andrew-Smith.

His Hollywood story of overcoming talipes equinovarus at birth, known as clubfoot, recovering from a vascular tumour in 2010, a very rare condition affecting one in five million people, to becoming a Paralympian Gold Medallist at London 2012 for adaptive rowing is one in well...five million!

It was an awe-inspiring interview that I'll never forget and if you feel like you struggled to get out of bed this morning because "you're a bit tired" watch this and tell me that you don't feel like you can do anything to overcome adversity!?

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