Spirit of Resilience
Reaching the World from a Wheelchair
Aired: January 11, 2021 (UTC)
After a fall left her paralyzed from the waist down, Maco began using a wheelchair. Her disability has limited her mobility, but she hasn’t allowed it to slow her down. She posts videos of her daily life online, helping people around the world understand the challenges that people with disabilities encounter. With over 14 million views, Maco’s posts are putting a human face on these sensitive issues and expanding this young woman’s horizons far beyond her small mountain village.
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Infotainment show featuring young artists full of talent with their unique sense of “Japan.”
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