LAURITTA ONYE; A PARALYMPIAN WHO THE ODDS COULD NOT GET A HOLD ON
A woman on a journey is like a deaf, blind and dull person, that’s because she sees nothing, hears nothing and knows nothing but the direction of where she is headed to. Have you ever wondered why everytime you intend on taking a big step forward, something else comes whispering all the incredible reasons why you should not put a foot forward.
The odds are never going to go away. It’s a simple thing to figure out. The odds or challenges are the spice of life. If life loses its spice, what remains out of it?
Lauritta Onye had the odds against her when she discovered her condition at the age of 12, realizing she would never be as tall as her siblings due to a condition called Achondroplasia which is a genetic disorder that results in dwarfism.
The Paralympic gold medalist who stands at a height of 4.1ft had no intention of becoming a sportsperson rather preferring to be an actress instead.
Watch Lauritta Onye give BBC a glimpse into her life as a Paralympian gold medalist;