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I was one of the lucky ones who had the privilege of attending the Parlaympics Closing Ceremony last night. It was an amazing spectacle, every bit as brilliantly bonkers and stunningly creative as the opening ceremony.

As the focus of the Games now shifts to its legacy, it may well be that the most long lasting legacy will be the way the games have confronted negative perceptions of disability. Our challenge now is to ensure that our society rises to the benchmark the Paralympics athletes have set in overcoming the challenges that disability poses.

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