Being in a Wheelchair Didn’t Stop Gabriela Torres from Entering a Dance Competition

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Meet Gabriela Fernanda Torres.

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She was paralyzed in a car accident when she was only 2 years old. That’s her with dance partner Pablo Rafael Pereyra.

Dance partner? YES. Torres and Pereyra competed at this year’s World Tango Championships.

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Torres, who is 37 years old, and her partner Pereyra, are both from Argentina.

And they absolutely KILLED IT.

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Not only did they show off their unique moves, they exuded sensuality.

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Torres left her wheelchair at one point…

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And her partner used it as part of the routine.

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When the routine was over, Torres and Pereyra received a standing ovation.

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And members of the crowd cheered “¡Bravo!”

Take a bow, guys. Take a bow.

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You deserve it. Torres, who told the Associated Press that she didn’t want any special treatment at the competition, revealed why she entered World Tango Championships: “Dancing is totally motivating, liberating.”

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