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2012 Ph Paralympians

Meet the Paralympians representing the Philippines in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

To view their profiles, click on the athlete's image.

By VERA Files

Adeline Dumapong-AnchetaAndy AvellanaMarites BurceAchelle Hofileña GuionAgustin KitanJosephine MedinaBeariza Ma. Josephine RobleRoger TapiaIsidro Vildosola

(This story is part of Reporting on Persons With Disability, a project of VERA Files in partnership with The Asia Foundation and Australian Agency for International Development. VERA Files is put out by veteran journalists taking a deeper look at current issues. VERA is Latin for "true.")

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