Fatemah Hossenpoor boarding a bus in a wheelchair
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Disabled Iranian woman on why she wanted to move to UK

Fatemah Hosseinpoor's dreams of a career in gymnastics were shattered following a bad fall from a vault at the age of 14.

Due to cultural attitudes towards disability in her home country of Iran, she spent 11 years in a wheelchair struggling to be accepted before deciding to come to the UK to study.

Anahita Shams reports.

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