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The Home Stretch: Amputation After 70

The Home Stretch: Amputation After 70

Adapting to limb loss takes years. How can we do it if we’re not sure how many years we have left? And how can amputees navigate a health system that seems designed to frustrate their efforts? ...
Paralympic Swag Ideas: Our Favorite 2024 Para(lympic)phernalia

Paralympic Swag Ideas: Our Favorite 2024 Para(lympic)phernalia

Few of us can afford to fly to Paris and cheer on America’s Parlaympians in person. But there are plenty of affordable ways to show your support for Team USA while experiencing the Games vicariously. Here are some worthy wares ...
Guide to the 2024 Paralympic Games 

Guide to the 2024 Paralympic Games 

Team USA will send roughly 250 athletes to the 2024 Paralympics, including about 100 amputees. Here’s a sport-by-sport guide to the US Paralympic team’s amputee stars ...
Paralympic Parables: Words of Wisdom from US Paralympians

Paralympic Parables: Words of Wisdom from US Paralympians

Team USA’s amputee athletes manage the same limb-care issues you do, fight the same healthcare battles, deal with the same cultural stereotypes, and endure the same emotional ups and downs. They also take pride in their breakthroughs and triumphs.  ...
Two Hands Not Required

Two Hands Not Required

Musician Builds Successful Career Despite Loss of Arm ...
Amputee Chefs Share Their Recipes For Success

Amputee Chefs Share Their Recipes For Success

Any episode of Top Chef will show you that to succeed in the kitchen, a chef must be a good planner, keep cool under pressure, and be able to adapt to unexpected situations. Notably, these are some of the same ...
Amputee Chef Share Their Recipes For Success

Amputee Chef Share Their Recipes For Success

Any episode of Top Chef will show you that to succeed in the kitchen, a chef must be a good planner, keep cool under pressure, and be able to adapt to unexpected situations. Notably, these are some of the same ...
Aargh, Mateys! Time To Get Yer Pirate On!

Aargh, Mateys! Time To Get Yer Pirate On!

The  image that springs to mind when most people hear the word pirate is that of the traditional bearded sailor, hook-handed, peg-legged, and eye-patched. Although injuries sustained from cannon fire and sword fights did often result in the ship’s cook ...
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