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Leaps and bounds Paralysed dancer now back on stage in Bern

Switzerland has an international reputation as a lively dance scene. Bern: Ballett is one company promoting young dancers. Jack Widdowson was lucky enough to join, but then disaster struck.

Widdowson joined Bern: Ballett as an apprentice in 2011 and was making great strides. But while he was visiting relatives in Britain, he was attacked by a mugger and broke his neck. Doctors feared he would never walk again, but he is now back on form, and performing for Swiss audiences. (Julie Hunt, swissinfo.ch)

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