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Celebrity Profile – Rick Allen

Celebrity Profile – Rick Allen Born: 1963 Significant Work: Drummer with Def Leppard whose hits include ‘Pour Some Sugar on Me’ and ‘Hysteria’ . Disability: Amputee Allen had been a member of Def Leppard since the age of 15 and when he was 16 he dropped out of school to

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Celebrity Profile – Pip Brown (LadyHawke)

Celebrity Profile – Pip Brown (LadyHawke) Born: 1981 Profession: Musician Significant Work: Paris is Burning Disability: Asperger’s Syndrome In a recent interview with the BBC, when questioned about how it is to have Asperger’s Syndrome in the music industry Pip said that: “I don’t really have anything else to compare

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Celebrity Profile – Neil Young

Celebrity Profile – Neil Young Born: 1945 Profession: Actor Significant Work: Member of Buffalo Springfield whose hits include ‘For What It’s Worth’, gained success with Crosby, Still, Nash and Young with hits such as ‘Ohio’ and solo success with songs including ‘Cinnamon Girl’, ‘Down by the River’ and ‘Heart of

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Celebrity Profile – Michael Phelps

Celebrity Profile – Michael Phelps Born: 1985 Profession: Athlete (swimmer) Significant Work: Michael won 8 gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics Disability: ADHD Ms Phelps, Michael’s mother, was told when Michael was in kindergarten that Michael couldn’t focus on anything and that he wasn’t gifted. At the age of

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Celebrity Profile – Mary Wells

Celebrity Profile – Mary Wells Born:1943 Profession: Singer Significant Work: Was a member of the Supremes and also had solo hits with the songs ‘My Guy’ and ‘Two Lovers’ Disability: Partial blindness, partial deafness and throat cancer As a small child Mary Wells suffered a bought of spinal meningitis which

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