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I am an elite wheelchair racer, Paralympic ambassador, public speaker and assistant professor at Vanderbilt University. I strive for athletic excellence and leading a life filled with integrity. I am the 2011 World Champion in the 200m and hold two bronze medals from the Paralympic Games in Beijing, China. I had the honor of representing Team USA in London at the 2012 Paralympic Games! I am currently focusing on my research on disability identity, inclusion, disability sport and work related to disability activism! Thanks for following me on this incredible journey!

I appreciate your support.
— Anjali Forber-Pratt, Ph.D.

Lifestream

Some days...

Some days are challenging ones. I got myself two of them back-to-back this week.

Fear and worry: they are what we make of it. It is easy to tell others that it will all be okay, but even harder to tell that to yourself. I know life is a journey and that which doesn't kill us makes us stronger and all of that, but there are times when life just doesn't seem fair. But the thing with fear and worry is, neither if them breathes or has a heartbeat. They are inanimate and are only fueled by our own thoughts and emotions.