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Blessed with Amazing Friends – By Michelle S.

I am Michelle. I am an able bodied member of LIM359.  Dr. Franklin invited me to assist herself, Emily H and Whitney in the beginning phases of LIM 359. It has been exciting to help them get the ball rolling … Continue reading

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The Sisters – By Lynn G.

When I first became an amputee, I was tended to by my 2 sisters, both of whom live in other states, dropped everything to be with me, and were the moral and physical support I needed. As I healed and … Continue reading

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Confessions of a “Closet Amputee” – by Emily W

The summer before my transition into middle school was the first time the word “cancer” belonged to me. The dull aching in my right shin had become a dizzying, double-vision inducing pain, that could no longer be attributed to the … Continue reading

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You’ll Never Know Unless You TRI – By Emily H.

When Zach and I first started dating in 2009, he was vigorously training for and competing in triathlons. I was extremely impressed when I went to cheer him on at a sprint-distance triathlon, which consisted of a 750 meter open-water … Continue reading

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Working in Construction – By Tyler C.

I’m an electrician and have been for many years, before and after my amputation.  While looking for a new job (first one after my accident) when I moved to Denver, I wasn’t really sure if it was a good idea … Continue reading

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Running in Heels – By Emily H.

“You’re an inspiration.” I heard this phrase no less than 7 times during the Running o’ the Green this year.  That’s one time for each kilometer I ran (which equates to almost 2 times per mile). Those of us with … Continue reading

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