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Amputee runner Makiko Sugawa

Makiko Sugawa is a 47-year-old Japanese illustrator. Her leg was amputated 15 years ago due to a tumor. Makiko got a prosthetic leg which helped her be more active. Later on, she joined "Tokyo Startline", a running club founded by Dr. Fumio Usui 30 years ago. He helps para athletes try sport prosthetics for free.

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