Mitsuhiro Iwamoto has been blind since he was 16. He wanted to prove that his blindness didn't limit what he can do. Last week Mr. Iwamoto became the first blind person to sail non-stop across the Pacific Ocean.
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On March 11, Lee Spencer, who has just one leg, smashed the world record for a single person rowing from Europe to South America, beating the old record by over 36 days.
If you were born without a body part, could you build that part out of Lego? That's what a teenager from Andorra has done - several times, in fact.
Xia Boyu lost both feet after trying to climb Mount Everest. Later, he lost both legs. Last week he became the second person with two artificial legs to climb Mount Everest.
On Monday, Tammy Duckworth became the first person to give birth while working as a US senator. The senator reported that she'd had a baby girl, named Maile Pearl.