Female bodybuilder with one leg captures hearts in China
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Losing a leg did not stop Gui Yuna from achieving her dreams. The 35-year-old former Paralympian has now chosen to take on competitive bodybuilding, and has gone viral on Chinese social media for her positive attitude and inspiring story.
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