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amputee

a person who has had a limb amputated
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And she is trying to build a team, along with Torkelson, 47, and Dauntless, 64, and a few others, in the hopes of reaching out to new amputees and to organize events that could raise awareness and provide support for those who have lost limbs.
A Scot yesterday told why he is backing a global campaign against Facebook after they removed an "offensive" image of another amputee.
Once in Africa the artificial limbs, or components from them, can be reused to help amputees who would otherwise not be able to afford treatment.
Most amputees feel ashamed about their condition while some think it's impossible for them to live a normal life.
The Amputee Coalition also has organized a social media campaign using the #notaluxury hashtag aimed at helping amputees to learn about the proposal and provide comments to Medicare.
I think a lot of new amputees think life is over,'' Mr.
Mehta took up cycling about 19 months ago, only to become a renowned amputee cyclist and later a double Silver medalist at Asian Paracycling Championship 2013.
From this the national squad (Great Britain Amputee Football) and the development squads are selected.
But Oliveira, whose country will host the Olympics and Paralympics in 2016, showed he was the man to take the sport to a new level in the fastest amputee race ever.
Some screeners have required these amputees to expose their prostheses when they lack the ability to reposition their clothing, and TSA agents are not allowed to help them, nor do they allow spouses or traveling companions to enter private search areas to assist the amputees," Polzin said in a March 8 letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
It would be great to see more and more amputees reach the pole.
Studies show, however, that up to 50 percent of hand amputees still do not use their prosthesis regularly due to less than ideal functionality, appearance, and controllability.