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Texas football player set for return to gridiron after knee injury led to amputation

Colton Ward has never shied from setting lofty goals for himself no matter the obstacles in his way.

And few can claim to have overcome more than the Rider (Wichita Falls, Texas) junior. 2,174 more words


Modified Utkatasana - A simple Yoga based exercise for one leg Amputees

Disclaimer: I have a below-the-elbow arm amputation. So, if you believe that I’m not qualified to advise below-the-leg amputees, I respect your opinion. You do not have to follow my advice. 223 more words


Night Shift V

No one can know what fears that criss cross in a soldiers mind. No one can know the pain that festers inside the wounded hearts. No one can ever feel so much pain and emptiness as a soldier. 1,383 more words

IronMan 70.3 St. George Utah 2017

When Lamoni had the goal to complete a triathlon, he thought, “Why not an Ironman?” We consider ourselves lucky to live just 6 hours from St. 828 more words


The effects of an amputation

An amputation resulting in the loss of a limb will cause a pretty comprehensive change in an individual’s life. Everything from your identity to finances to relationships are affected. 66 more words


Getting used to Pity

The one thing that a majority of amputee’s hate is the unwarranted pity they get from their social circle.

The first emotion that an amputee incites in most people is of pity. 232 more words