By Mulugeta Gebrekidan and Mark Morgan
Sintayehu Teshale overcame a physical disability to find his calling in life. Sintayehu, 42, spent his early years as a beggar, convinced by his parents that he was fit for nothing else. But the young man had a passion to do something useful, and over the years this desire grew and grew. Today, Sintayehu stands out in his community more for his skills than for his appearance. He inspires those around him by working in public places, putting his considerable talents on display. Sintayheu lives in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, with his wife and five children.