As controversial stand-up comic Frankie Boyle is slammed for his tweets sent during the Paralympics opening ceremony, we take a look at some of the other tweets about the event, that cut a little too close to the bone.
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If the Olympics were designed to inspire a generation of athletic heroes, then the Paralympics could achieve something equally profound.
Tonight’s ceremony will mark the opening of the Paralympics, an event that promises 11 days of thrilling competition and unforgettable stories.
The inclusion of learning disabled athletes and their presence in the games marks a watershed moment in the changing of attitudes, but there’s still a long way to go.
As a woman with a disability, I think it is great how this country has become so excited about the Paralympics and collectively discovered that disabled people can do things.
A year ago we were watching parts of the same city which hosted the Olympics going up in flames and wondering which part would be devastated next.
I’ve got a confession to make; I’ve never been a fan of the Paralympics or disability sport in general.
Last night, George Galloway gave me, as a disabled woman, yet another unpleasant surprise.
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