An inspiring Oscar Pistorius moment: though he failed to qualify for the 400-meter Olympic final, the South African runner continues to be a role model for not only amputees but many others around the world. This is an older photo, but the cute image of his "race" against a little girl with prosthetic legs like his just surfaced.
After six years of training, Oscar Pistorius crouched in the starting blocks poised to make history. It was a serious moment, punctuated by years of work and court battles and controversy. And in what should have been a time of focus and intensity, Pistorius was crouched in the blocks, doing the unexpected. He was smiling. The first amputee ever to compete in track and field at the Olympics was overcome with joy. "I've worked for six years to try and make the 400-meter semifinal,"