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    This week marks 20 years since the Sydney Paralympic Games. Over 11 days, more than 1 million spectators cheered on the Australian team competing across 18 sports. For the first time, Australia topped the medal tally, winning 149 medals. It’s a performance yet to be repeated – in Athens we won 101 medals and finished in 5th place, and that’s where we’ve remained. So what was it that inspired our athletes to smash records and exceed all expectations in Sydney? Disability affairs reporter Nas Campanella reports. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE

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