So you assume because its the Paralympics, they would would have longer dates. No, no. Both the Paralympics and Olympics go on for 2 weeks. (14 days.)
It began in 1960 in rome
The paralympics are for disabled people
In 2012 Paralympics
there is an olympic flame at the paralympics
Paralympics Ireland was created in 1987.
They are called the Paralympics because it is a form of the Olympics for pelagic (aka people who have lost/amputated limbs).