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The South China Morning Post (SCMP), with its Sunday edition, the Sunday Morning Post, is a Hong Kong-based English-language newspaper founded in 1903. It is Hong Kong’s newspaper of record, owned by Alibaba Group.
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South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Indian Ocean tsunami amputee on how yoga helped her to overcome loss” – below is their description.
Fiona Callanan lost a leg in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami while on holiday in Thailand. Sixteen years since that fateful day, Callanan has used that experience to overcome subsequent challenges, having since trained as a lawyer and raising a child as a single mother. The Hong Kong resident is also a TEDx speaker and yoga teacher.
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Tsunami survivor and amputee now teaches yoga https://sc.mp/3ro7
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