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Paralympic dream over, Iraqi wakes up to old life

Paralympic dream over, Iraqi wakes up to old life

BATHA, Iraq (AFP) — For a moment, Ahmed Naas thought his life would change — he overcame the odds to not just qualify for the Paralympics, but briefly held a world record, and was eventually awarded a silver medal. He dreamed of fame in his native Iraq, adulation from his friends and compatriots, and a [...]