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Saturday 3 December 2016

Joanne O'Riordan wins prestigious global award previously won by JFK

Previous winners included John F Kennedy

Joanne O'riordan
Joanne O'riordan

JOANNE O'Riordan has won a prestigious global youth award.

The disability rights campaigner, who was born without arms or legs, has been awarded one of 10 Junior Chamber International's Outstanding Young Person of the World Awards.

People aged under 40 from around the world are eligible. Previous winners included John F Kennedy.

Joanne (19) will travel to Japan in November to receive the accolade.

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