In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 photo, Eve Loeffler, daughter of the founder Paralympic games Ludwig Guttman, stands by the logo of the Paralympic Games at the athletes village at the Paralympic park.... more 
In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 photo, Eve Loeffler, daughter of the founder Paralympic games Ludwig Guttman, stands by the logo of the Paralympic Games at the athletes village at the Paralympic park. The Olympics have Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern games. The Paralympics have Sir Ludwig Guttmann. Guttmann, a Jewish neurosurgeon who fled Nazi Germany, pioneered athletic competition as therapy for patients with spinal injuries and organized an archery competition for 16 patients at Britain's Stoke Mandeville hospital in 1948. From this humble start have come the Paralympic Games, which this week will bring more than 4,000 athletes from around the world to London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Alastair Grant
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 4:47 AM EDT