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Paralympics - Personalized Unique Framed Gift
Paralympics - Unique Framed Gift

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Size: 10 x 13
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Each frame uses authentic US Postal stamps surrounded by a brief write-up and printed art, which embrace the subject or occupation.

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  • Great for Birthdays, Retirements, Graduations, Achievements, Holidays, Or just to say thank you.
  • Even great for your personal collection.

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  • Framed in a rich mahogany colored polystyrene frame.
  • Double matted with a top mat and a hint of burgundy for the bottom mat.
  • Complete with acrylic glass, a dust cover for the back, a sawtooth hanger and protective wall bumpers.

Unique Framed Gifts uses real United States Postal Service stamps surrounded by printed words that embrace the subject and enhance the work while surrounded by a dark blue top mat and a hint of burgundy for the bottom mat. The mahogany colored polystyrene frame comes ready to hang for all to view in an office, den, school or nearly anywhere. A truly unique and perfect gift created for the person, company or organization passionate about the story they closely relate to, while appreciating quality work by dedicated American art framers. Each stamp is pulled by hand and mounted onto the print with a spray glue mount, since most stamps are canceled no two stamps are exactly the same and the product you receive may vary slightly from the product image.

A Glimpse Of The Past Through The Paralympics Collection - A German immigrant to England, Ludwig Guttmann, worked with individuals that had suffered spinal cord injuries and saw firsthand that exercise, and especially sports competition, were very helpful for disabled people to regain lives full of meaning and purpose, and most importantly, a healthy self image. In 1948, with Stoke Mandeville Hospital, he organized in London what was called then "International Wheelchair Games" and timed it to coincide with the Olympic Games. Participants from the Netherlands joined in the 1952 version of the games which was then called the "International Paralympics." By the 1960 Paralympics in Rome, shortly after the Olympic Games, more than 400 athletes were in the games representing 23 countries. The 1996 Paralympics saw Malaysia sending competitors marking the 100th country. Paralympics coinciding with the Olympic Games were held in Tokyo 1964, Seoul 1988, Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, and Sydney 2000. It is surprising to many that the Paralympics are the now the second largest international sporting event, second only to the Olympics. Although the games provide competition that is tailored to accommodate athletes that are disabled in some way, the intensity, determination, and skill of the partici-pants is extraordinary. Participants and spectators are both beneficiaries of the pride and accomplishments displayed during the games. Paralympics.

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