The Running Dream

 
Jessica is inspired by Oscar Pistorius, one of the fastest men in the world. Nicknamed the "Blade Runner" and "the fastest man with no legs," Pistorius's legs were amputated at an early age and he wears prosthetic running limbs.

Wendelin Van Draanen

 
Jessica is the star of her high school track team. When a bus hits the team's bus on the way home from a meet, Jessica's leg is amputated and her heart is broken. What do you do when you lose the one thing that has always made you exceptional?
 

Oscar Pistorius

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