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Quadruple amputee who swam English Channel appeals for return of customized wheelchair

(Reuters) – A French quadruple amputee who won fame by swimming across the English Channel has appealed for the return of his custom-made electric wheelchair after it was stolen together with the trailer where it was stored. “They haven’t just stolen my wheelchair, they have robbed me of my autonomy,”…

Thieves steal limbless French adventurer’s wheelchair

Limbless French adventurer Philippe Croizon, known for his feats of swimming and diving, has had his custom-designed wheelchair stolen while on holiday in northern France. Croizon, famed as the first quadruple amputee to swim across the English Channel, appealed to the thieves to return the wheelchair. “They haven’t just stolen…

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