I choose to smile to everything: Chinese quake survivor-turned-swimmer


A smiling mermaid! Zhang Chunmei, 21, lost both her legs in a powerful earthquake that hit China’s Wenchuan in 2008. But the survivor-turned-professional swimmer says she has since learned to smile a lot.

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