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When Sports wants to change the culture of inclusion of the most fragile and has no time for rhetoric

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27 August 2021
The good weightlifterFabio Torres(Colombia) The style of solidarity in paralympic sports has “prevented” the Colombian weightlifter Fabio Torres and his wife Arelis Cantillo Villegas — who have six children — from idly folding their hands and not helping the people of Bogotá who are struggling due to the pandemic. And thus, a year and a half ago, at the very start of the pandemic, they created the foundation “Gestión, Amor y Vida” in order to “assist people with disabilities, elderly adults and low-income children”. “We go into homes to bring food to those who need it most, sometimes making the rounds even for ten hours straight”, Torres says. “There are people who lost their jobs and no longer have anything, and especially there are many people with disabilities, athletes too, with difficulties economically as well as in ...

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