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    March 9, 2015

    CBC News Video: West Kildonan Basketball-Playing Amputee Melissa Shapiro Sees No Limits

    CBC Manitoba: Melissa Shapiro ties up the laces of her Adidas basketball shoes before her West Kildonan Collegiate team hit the courts for a playoff game against Murdoch Mackay.

    For most people, it is a mundane task. But for Shapiro, 16, who was born with only one arm, it requires a little more finesse.

    Her mother, Goldelyn, explains that it is just one more thing Melissa does that continues to impress her. It's also another reason why Goldelyn wasn't surprised when Melissa came to her earlier this school year and said she wanted to play basketball.

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