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Raising Amputees: Let the Kids Be Kids

Raising Amputees: Let the Kids Be Kids

Parents of limb-different children often worry how their youngsters will meet life’s challenges. The moms and dads often end up ...
Amputee Parenting: MOTHER OF INVENTION

Amputee Parenting: MOTHER OF INVENTION

Growing up as a congenital amputee, Kim Stumbo always knew she wanted to be a mom. She considers limb difference ...
FIRST AND GOAL FOR AMPUTEE FOOTBALL

FIRST AND GOAL FOR AMPUTEE FOOTBALL

Amputees and other people with disabilities will play football this fall as the nine-team USA Wheelchair Football League makes its ...
Katy Grainger Feels Lucky to Be Alive

Katy Grainger Feels Lucky to Be Alive

Katy Grainger didn't recognize the signs of sepsis until it was almost too late. Now a bilateral amputee, she is ...

Message From the Editor: Family Affairs

In families with an amputee member, limb difference tends to reinforce positive values and encourage all family members, not just ...
Study Finds Gaps in Amputee Prosthetic Care

Study Finds Gaps in Amputee Prosthetic Care

According to a new study to be published in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS), only ...
Darryl Johnson's Encore Performance

Darryl Johnson’s Encore Performance

Darryl Johnson has lived most of his life on stage and performed with R&B legends such as The Drifters. But ...
Amputee Books: Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg

Amputee Books: Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg

By Emily Rapp Black “As an amputee since the age of four,” the author writes, “I have always wondered what ...
Osseintegration: Green Light for Vascular Amputees?

Osseintegration: Green Light for Vascular Amputees?

Since receiving preliminary FDA approval last December, osseointegration (OI) has become an increasingly viable option for US amputees. Unfortunately, amputees ...
Bionics for Everyone: Prosthetics and Purchasing Power

Bionics for Everyone: Prosthetics and Purchasing Power

When you’re looking for an electrician or plumber who won’t rip you off, you can read the customer reviews at ...
Ariel Rigney Chases Higher Purposes

Ariel Rigney Chases Higher Purposes

“There are a lot of things I can’t change,” says Ariel Rigney. “There’s nothing I can do on a personal ...
Brian Bishop Finds Peace in the Seagull Sky

Brian Bishop Finds Peace in the Seagull Sky

It’s 228 steps to the top of Absecon Lighthouse, the third-highest seaside beacon in the United States. Brian Bishop starts ...

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