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Hola! Hansen arrives in Spain

They said it couldn't be done, but Rick Hansen defied all the odds. The long, gruelling hours. Bitter cold and oppressive humidity. The numbing pain that shot through his arms and shoulders at the end of the day. But nothing stopped Hansen as he circled the world in his wheelchair for over two years to raise awareness and money for spinal cord research. And even when the tour was over he kept going, a man in perpetual motion.

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Hansen's Man in Motion Tour takes him to Spain.

Medium: Television
Program: Midday
Broadcast Date: Nov. 8, 1985
Guest(s): Rick Hansen
Host: Peter Downie, Valerie Pringle
Reporter: Fred Cawsey
Duration: 5:19

Last updated: March 19, 2013

Page consulted on July 22, 2014

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