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 aware of the potential for hardships ahead.

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

Transcript Prediction: << I forgot about it first of all physically we know the trains difficult the weather's going to be at an early and we expect a lot of things to happen here and I get physically and psychologically amiro tired >>