Quadriplegic Woman Completes Solo Sail Around Britain

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On Sunday, yachtswoman Hilary Lister, 37, completed a series of 40 day sails started in June 2008, becoming the first female quadriplegic to sail solo around Britain. She controls the boat through a "sip and puff" system of straws. [Telegraph]

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Huh. Isn't this the type of person normally 'put to death' under British style health care?

Sorry couldn't help myself.