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60-year-old blind Mumbaikar runs 57th half marathon

Amarjeet Singh Chawla, a 60-year-old visually impaired person ran his 57th half marathon with a guide runner.

Chawla, who is from Mumbai, was the only blind person to have participated in the recently held event in Pune.

Chawla was diagnosed with macular degeneration at the age of 13. He lost his vision completely by the age of 40. Chawla aims to complete atleast 101 marathons.

Chawla decided to take up running to encourage others to be strong and lead an independent life.

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