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Naomi Uemura receives Cross for Valour

Title
Naomi Uemura receives Cross for Valour
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
22 Feb 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:03:17
Description
Robin White reports on Japan’s Naomi Uemura receiving the Cross for Valour in sport. Naomi Uemura says he is very happy to receive his award. Teddy Kennedy, Jr talks about his experience after having his right leg amputated because of cancer. Racing driver Gunnar Nielsen received a posthumous award.
Further information
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naomi_Uemura
Contributors
Robin White; Naomi Uemura; Teddy Kennedy, Jr.
Keywords
Awards; Sport; Disabled persons; Cancer; Disabilities; Sportsmen; Medals; Amputation; Gunnar Nielsen; Naomi Uemura; Teddy Kennedy, Jr.

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