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Fox News' newest hero is ready to dance

In Fox New’s latest feel-good story, Noah Galloway is featured as the army vet who overcame the loss of his left arm and left leg to become “one of the most inspiring ‘Dancing with the Stars’ competitors ever.”  The article goes on to tell how Galloway, who in addition to being super cut is also a motivational speaker, was injured during 2005’s Operation Iraqi Freedom.   99 more words


Amputee army veteran beats the odds to become competition-winning body builder

When Mark Smith had his right leg amputated in 2011, he thought his life was over. But then he found body building.

Mark Smith joined the army straight from school, and served in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. 504 more words


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Army veteran and triple amputee speaks at St. Ambrose University

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – He’s one of the few triple-amputees to have survived in combat. Iraq War veteran Bryan Anderson shared his experiences today at St. 429 more words


3 men 1st to get reconstructed bionic hands after amputation

LONDON (AP) – Three Austrians have replaced injured hands with bionic ones that they can control using nerves and muscles transplanted into their arms from their legs. 417 more words


Three Guys in Austria Have Basically Become Cyborgs After Getting Robotic Hands

Robotic hands have been successfully attached to three amputees in Austria, using a new technique that allows the users to control their electronic limbs with their minds. 123 more words

Double Amputee, Amy Purdy Drives Daytona 500 Pace Car

Last year I wrote a blog about the inspiring snowboarding Olympian, double amputee, Amy Purdy. At the time, she was competing for the winning spot on the show, Dancing with the Stars. 168 more words

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If you're Running with Asthma, You Might Need to Write a Book

Running is a sense of freedom. After a long day on a dark, cold sound stage or after many hours in front of the computer screen yearning to be profound, I have the sense of having been caged. 1,138 more words