Conversation between mother and son, Peggy and Ryan, about Ryan's double amputation and how he learnt to walk with prosthetic legs.
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BBC Blackstaff House, Belfast
Cinnamond, Ryan, 1995- (male, Student), Cinnamond, Peggy, 1964- (female, Housewife)
BBC Radio Ulster
Ryan describes walking with prosthetic legs and how his perspective has changed since his double amputation. Peggy aks Ryan where he thinks he gets his determination from and says she is very proud of the way he has coped. They discuss Ryan's sporting ambitions and his hope to be involved in the next Paralympics. They discuss how Ryan hopes to run on blades in the future.
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