Thursday November 26, 2020

The price of having it all?

The sixth Pendulum Summit at Dublin’s Convention Centre was certainly a swinging affair, with its share of big-name guests ranging from Colin Farrell to Boris Johnson. But its overriding central message seemed to be that success has to be paid for

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
13th January, 2019
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Attendees pay rapt attention to speakers on the main stage of the Pendulum Summit All pictures: Conor McCabe

Nick Vujicic was born without arms and legs. And now he’s in Dublin at the Pendulum Summit.

More specifically, he’s on a small riser that’s been placed on the stage, and he’s racing up and down in a shirt in which the arms have been tucked inside and a pair of slacks the bottoms of which have been tailored to just above the upper thigh. His only functioning digits, his two biggest toes...

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