Monday, 29 December 2008

Ali Abbas Update

Ali Abbas practising foot painting (8/6/2003) I.C. adaptedBBC News website has updated the story of Ali Abbas, the Iraqi boy who lost both his arms in an American rocket attack in March 2003 at the age of 12 years. In this photo, a few months later, he is practising painting with his foot. He exhibited his paintings at the Riverside Gallery, Richmond Upon Thames, in the spring of 2006 (CLICK). He's now 17. He can type with his toes and is mad keen on football. He plays for the disabled teams of two London clubs, Chelsea and Tottenham, when he is in the UK. Click the title link to read more. You'll find a BBC iPlayer link to today's BBC Radio 4 broadcast, online for one week.


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