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Atsuko Kuwana relies on a wheelchair to get around, but since moving to Hawaii and taking up scuba diving four years ago, she has experienced movement in a whole new way

“Everyone is pretty much the same under the water — we are all basically ‘disabled,’ as we can’t talk, hear or run,” she says. “Of course, I need extra help to get in and out of the water, but once I dive in, it’s so peaceful down there.”

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