Pema Dorji, 54, cannot walk. Since the spinal cord injury he suffered in 2004, he needs a wheelchair to move around.

Despite the impairment, Pema Dorji earns his own living. He runs a tailor shop and trains differently-abled youth. On April 26, Pema Dorji was contesting in the volleyball and unified relay race at the first Paralympics day celebrated in Thimphu.

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