-52-year-old Ex-Marine Angela Madsen, who became paraplegic, homeless, and now, a Paralympian.
|Coastal Scene With Cliffs, by John Constable, Yale Center for British Art|
"I started taking responsibility ... and started making the changes
and decisions to move positively forward in my life. I didn't row across
my first ocean until I was 47. I have six Guinness World Records for
rowing oceans. I've circumnavigated Great Britain
... I've been places on this planet that no human being has ever been
before. A thousand miles from land in any direction ... it's been a
pretty amazing life."