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Para sit skier Taiki Morii says for him, bladder and bowel management is a more serious problem than the impairment he experiences in his legs.

For some of the 120,000 people with spinal cord injuries in Japan who are dealing with excretory dysfunction, including Alpine skier Morii, it is literally a matter of life or death.

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