The Canadian Press

1986-08-25 | Rick Hansen Wheelchair Athlete

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Paraplegic wheelchair athlete Rick Hansen arrived in Canada in late August to begin the final leg of his odyssey. He had already travelled through 33 countries as an ambassador for the disabled. On August 25, he left St. John's, telling reporters he was glad to be back in Canada.

Date: 1986-08-25
Placeline: ST JOHN'S, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << my arms are so sore but I feel really excited to have you know I've been on the road that way from Canada for over a year-and-a-half and should be back home for the the best thing at the house. For the journey feel special >>