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Help for Iran’s many disabled people

The World Health Organisation says that one in every ten people in Iran is disabled. Many of them are still suffering injuries from the Iran-Iraq war over twenty years ago. The drive to look after war veterans is helping to push the government into making life easier for all those living with disabilities, and it is beginning to make a difference. Al Jazeera’s Alireza Ronaghi reports.