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Sam Tokita's Photography: What Lies Beneath the Surface of Disabled Bodies

Sam Tokita’s Photography: What Lies Beneath the Surface of Disabled Bodies

Amputee photographer and model Sam Tokita wants people to perceive disabled bodies in all their facets—not just the strength and beauty, but also the many layers beneath ...
Internalized Ableism and Limb Loss: Our Own Worst Enemies

Internalized Ableism and Limb Loss: Our Own Worst Enemies

A lot of amputees fall prey to internalized ableism without even knowing it. If you do this, you’re not just hurting yourself. You’re depriving society of your gifts ...
Paul Demeyer's Amputee Sketchbook

Paul Demeyer’s Amputee Sketchbook

Award-winning animator Paul Demeyer is working an illustrated memoir that documents his adaptations to limb loss and his ongoing search to find peace, balance, and spiritual meaning.  ...
Silver Linings Playlist: An Amputee's Songs of Healing

Silver Linings Playlist: An Amputee’s Songs of Healing

During my recovery from limb loss, I started a playlist to map out my feelings. And it helped. Anytime I heard a song that spoke to how I was feeling at that moment or that got stuck in my head, ...
Into the Woods: Back On the Job

Into the Woods: Back On the Job

Kreuger grew up hunting and fishing in the bountiful woods and waters near his home in Wisconsin. “I’ve been fishing for as long as I can remember ...
Accessorize Your Ride!

Accessorize Your Ride!

Rough, uneven, and soft surfaces can present problems for wheelchair users who want to venture beyond the usual routine ...
Navigating Your World as a Lower-Limb Amputee

Navigating Your World as a Lower-Limb Amputee

Losing one or both legs, regardless of amputation level, will certainly disrupt your life and set you on a different trajectory than what you had planned ...
An Interview With Rebekah Marine, “The Bionic Model”

An Interview With Rebekah Marine, “The Bionic Model”

Rebekah Marine is a model, an inspirational speaker, and an ambassador for the Lucky Fin Project (LFP) ...
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