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'Murderball' not a sport for the meek

August 24, 2012Elizabeth Deprey

When Bob Lujano contracted a rare, life-threatening form of meningitis at age nine, there were moments it didn't seem he'd have a future. The disease cost him all four limbs. Now a bronze medal Paralympic athlete in wheelchair rugby—a.k.a. murderball—and one of the stars of an Academy Award-winning documentary of the same name, Lujano spoke to HME News about how HME and sports changed his life.HME News: How did you get into wheelchair rugby?Bob Lujano: I was living in Atlanta in 1994,...

Bob Lujano, Murderball, wheelchair sports


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