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A South Korean geophysicist paralyzed from the neck down defies stereotypes of the disabled.
Runtime: 52:26Topic: Planet EarthPlanet EarthNova
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(This video is no longer available for streaming.) Sang-Mook Lee, a professor of marine geology and geophysics at Seoul National University, is paralyzed from the neck down. But that hasn't stopped him: He continues to teach and pursue his research on tectonic plates and the formation of the world's oceans. Outside his academic work, he also has launched a new career teaching others with disabilities and advocating for the rights of disabled people.

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