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Boston Marathon bombing amputee ‘takes life back’, crosses finish line

BOSTON– A survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing is inspiring so many people. Rebekah Gregory, who had her leg amputated as a result of the bombing, ran in Monday’s marathon. 169 more words

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Boston Marathon bombing amputee ‘takes life back’, crosses finish line

BOSTON– A survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing is inspiring so many people. Rebekah Gregory, who had her leg amputated as a result of the bombing, ran in Monday’s marathon. 169 more words

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Amputees doing the Crossfit thing

I contend that Crossfit-style workouts can have a massive benefit for people with disabilities, for reasons including increased mobility, range of motion, increased circulation, and improved strength that translates to everyday activities. 42 more words

The Terry Fox Run

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Terry was an 18-year-old first year Kinesiology student at SFU, he was then  diagnosed with bone cancer that resulted in the amputation of his right leg. 367 more words

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Unbelievable! Amputee Crafts His Own Prosthetic Hand - GawkUpon


When this man lost both his hands in a freak accident, he decided to put disability in its place by making his very own prosthetic hands.
http://gawkupon.com/unbelievable-amputee-crafts-his-own-prosthetic-hand/

Wounded Soldier Gets Robotic Hand Replacement

, a local member of the Cedar Valley Makers makerspace, just made news on Open Bionics for his robotic prosthetic hand called Dextrus v1.2 which he made for his friend, and wounded war veteran, . 267 more words

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We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sundquist

Genre: Young Adult/ Memoir

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Summary: Josh Sundquist is a 25-year-old amputee and cancer survivor. He is a famous YouTube star, a Paralympic skiier, and   an inspirational speaker. 270 more words

Young Adult