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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY PRASHANT RAO Iraqi paralympian Ahmed Naas... News PhotoCity,Hometown,Horizontal,Iraq,Nasiriyah,Paralympic Games,Practice Round,Preparation,Sport,WeightliftingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY PRASHANT RAO Iraqi paralympian Ahmed Naas prepares for a weightlifting exercise during a practice session in his hometown of Batha, west of the Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, on September 22, 2012. Naas won a silver medal at the Paralympic Games, to the cheers of thousands of spectators and then returned home to Iraq, where absolutely nothing has changed in his life. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)