Tag: Advocacy

The GONG! Remains the Same

As we were finalizing our article about ThunderGong! for the November/December issue ("The Year's Biggest Amputee Fundraiser"), the list of ...

Cyborg: Jillian Weise

Cyborg: Jillian Weise

Jillian Weise is an award-winning poet, author, and playwright, a creative writing professor at Clemson University, and a disability rights activist. ...

Worthy Causes: Forrest Stump

An amputee since age 10 (cancer), Nicole Ver Kuilen became an activist in her mid-20s when she biked, ran, and ...

A Passion for Prevention

A Passion for Prevention

By Amy Di Leo, MS Retiree Seeks Opportunities to Share Knowledge “The carbon fiber socket is a conductor. Even with ...

A Passion for Helping Others

A Passion for Helping Others

By Rick Bowers Neal Seigfried was thinking of helping his fellow amputees when he asked his friends to donate to ...

I Will Survive

By Elizabeth Bokfi “With treatment, you have a 50/50 chance of survival past three years.” Such words can pack a ...


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