Like a Fish
Sport, I Place
Reza Pejman, age nine, was born with defective legs and a deformed right arm. However, after four months of dedicated training at a swimming pool, he managed to break breaststroke and backstroke records. Reza warms up before his daily training. Every day, he swims for two hours.
Reza prepares for a competition.
Reza prepares for a national competition at a small swimming pool in his hometown, Karaj.
Reza’s father helps him shower after training.
Reza and his father after a training session.
Reza is a diligent student and has beautiful handwriting.
Reza’s favorite football player is Cristiano Ronaldo, while his brother likes Lionel Messi. The boys wear their idols’ numbers to play football at home.
Reza plays Call of Duty. He likes playing video games in his free time.
Reza’s muscles are growing quickly and he must see a doctor twice a year to adjust or replace his prosthetic limbs.
Reza gives an interview to reporters and journalists after his victory at the national championships.
Reza’s classmates help him get to school.
Reza plays in a park with his parents.