A northern Saskatchewan teen is not letting his amputation get in the way of dreams of becoming a performing artist. Dillon Gazandlare, 16, is from Wollaston Lake, Sask. He was born with a below elbow amputation.
Grace Bunke has faced a lot of challenges. The year-old was diagnosed with life-threatening bone cancerwent through treatment for dozens of tumors in her lungs as a result of metastatic disease and even underwent a rotationplasty surgery to amputate her leg and had it reattached — backwards. After school, she spends her time swimming laps, training for long-distance races and playing water sports with her friends.
Updated February 13 at a. Diana Lopez was born without a right leg, but she doesn't let that keep her from having fun. Even when she fell down last year while on her first ski trip to Colorado, the year-old still found a way to enjoy herself.
Fifteen-year-old Seth Melvin awakened from surgery to a blitz of pain and the vague sense that his right leg was on fire. The limb was actually gone, amputated hours earlier. And Seth was grateful. Despite the pain from the surgery, he finally felt free, the teen later recalled.
Haven Shepherd was a baby when she lost both legs-below-the-knee from her parents committing suicide by detonating an explosive because their affair would never be legitimised. The little girl, born as Phuong Twi Do, in Vietnam, was going to be put into a shelter by her biological grandparents who were too poor pay for her medical bills and take care of her. At months-old, Haven was adopted by the Shepherd family who flew 8, miles from Carthage in Missouri, USA, to bring the little girl home.
The last thing Sebastian Greene, 18, remembers before he broadsided a huge truck on the morning of Oct. After the crash, Greene remembers screaming for help from the inside of the wrecked car. I was sort of numb.
When a young man from overseas needed physical help, a metro-based nonprofit opened its heart. Now, this teenager will always have a piece of Kansas City. Salem had been seeking a prosthesis since he was shot by Israeli soldiers last July.
The multiple surgeries and the searing pain. And, finally, the decision to amputate his right leg. Yet, out of pain and fear and loss, year-old Luke Myers has found blessings. The loss of his leg five years ago resulted in new friends, a new career choice and a can-do attitude that will fuel him as he bicycles across America this summer with fellow amputees.
Izzy, from Derby, was just seven when she fell ill with meningitis. Her parents, Catherine Lloyd and Oliver Weall, were warned she had just hours to live after she suffered a heart attack and multiple organ failure. Izzy spent two weeks in an induced coma and her parents were warned she could potentially be brain damaged.
Calder Hodge wants to be the first double amputee quarterback in the NFL and today he took the first snap at fordfield. Share this: Facebook Twitter Flipboard WhatsApp Email Copy Originally Published by: Cliff Branch, receiver from Oakland Raiders glory years, dies at 71 Astros pitchers combine for no-hitter Lionel Messi suspended 3 months; called tournament 'corrupt' and 'fixed for Brazil' Quarterback Matthew Stafford normally leads the Lions in the huddle, but that changed Friday when he surprised year-old Calder Hodge with an opportunity to take a snap during an intrasquad scrimmage at Ford Field. Hodge, who was born with fibular hemimelia, which left his body without tibia bones in his legs, threw a perfect fade route to wide receiver Marvin Jones in the back of the end zone.