|Don't be put off by people who know what is not possible. Do what needs to be done, and check to see if it was impossible only after you are done. --Paul Hawken|
Little Ellie & The Olympian: The Kindest Race Ever--by The Huffington Post, syndicated from huffingtonpost.com, Aug 10, 2012
He's a world record holding sprinter from South Africa. She's a spunky 5-year-old from Essex, England. In an inspiring series of images that have recently gone viral, the two strangers, united only by a stubborn refusal to let double amputations stop them, race each other in a friendly bionic foot race.
For his part, in an interview on the TODAY show, Pistorious said he willcherish his Olympic memories for "the rest of [his] life." As his 89-year-old grandmother watched from the stands, Pistorious said, "Hearing the roar of the crowd and knowing that there were so many people behind me just made it that much more enjoyable.
Check out more adorable photos of Ellie and Oscar Pistorius below:
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