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Show of the week: Push Girls

This affecting new docuseries following four L.A. “push girls” shatters preconceptions of what people in wheelchairs can do.

Auti was a 22-year-old hip-hop dancer when she lost the use of her legs in a car accident; now, at 42, she’s hoping to have her first child. Angela, an ex–lingerie model newly separated from her husband, has resumed modeling despite being quadriplegic. Tiphany, the only survivor of a head-on, high-speed accident, dates both sexes. And Mia, paralyzed at 15, is going swimming for the first time in 18 years. This affecting new docuseries following four L.A. “push girls” shatters preconceptions of what people in wheelchairs can do. Monday, June 4, at 10 p.m., Sundance Channel

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