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Niranjan Mukundan with 19 surgeries grabs 91 International Medals!

You may not believe it glancing at the headline. Interestingly what has been mentioned is neither fiction nor exaggeration of sorts but a plain fact that turns out to be too difficult to grapple with. This is the true story of Niranjan Mukundan, who has such amazing accomplishments to his credit. Born with Spina Bifida: Niranjan Mukundan had spina bifida and clubbed feet at the time of birth. Spina Bifida is a congenital defect of the spine. As part of the spinal cord and its meninges are exposed through a gap in the backbone the condition is prone to frequent paralysis of the lower limbs. Meninges are the three membranes namely the dura mater, arachnoid, and pia mater that line the skull and vertebral canal and enclose the brain and spinal cord. 19 surgeries! As a result of such adverse challenging physical conditions, Niranjan Mukundan was compelled to undergo 19 surgeries right from birth as ongoing efforts and part of corrective surgeries. Thanks to Aqua Therapy: Thanks to one o