“I know that I’m not going to be playing music in a band forever,” said Allen. “But while I am, I plan on making as many people happy as I possibly can. And this is my time. This is my opportunity.”
Rahm Emanuel talked about his days a teenage Arby’s employee, and the time he sliced off his middle finger while cleaning a roast beef slicer. Always the resourceful one, Emanuel decided to dress his wound himself. Notes Emanuel: “I ended up with two blood infections, two bone infections, gangrene, two weeks in the hospital, a 105 fever, and was about one day away from looking at the other side of the ledger.”
James “Jimmy” Doohan, aka Scotty from Star Trek. This legendary Canadian actor had a long and distinguished career playing one of science fiction’s most beloved characters. His right middle finger had to be amputated, something he would conceal on-screen during most of his career as an actor, sometimes with a flesh-colored glove with a “faux finger.” And he was also in an array of other films and TV shows throughout his career.
Life changed forever for Heather Mills when she lost part of her leg in a horror accident at the age of 25. The life of the former model, ex-wife of The Beatles star Paul McCartney, now she with 55. Was walking through Kensington, London in August 1993 with her then-boyfriend, banker Raffaele Mincione, when disaster struck. As the pair crossed Kensington Road, she was knocked down by a police motorcycle responding to an emergency call.
Biography Brian Jeffrey Mast (born July 10, 1980) Grand Rapids, Michigan, is an American politician and U.S. military veteran who has served as the U.S. representative for Florida’s 21st congressional district since 2017. The district, numbered as the 18th district before the 2020 redistricting cycle, includes portions of the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast. Mast is a member of the
The right middle finger of Matthew Perry, who played Chandler Bing in ‘Friends’, is partially amputated. Was a beloved figure on our TV screens for decades, but despite appearing in over 230 episodes of Friends, countless fans never noticed that the Chandler actor was missing the tip of one of his fingers the entire time.
“I don’t need to look like everybody else with two hands. I can look like myself and wear this amazing device that helps me do really cool things and not have to worry about fitting in.” Angel Giuffria
“I want to see not only the models being diverse; I want the whole team to be diverse.” Kiara Marshall
Yana Stepanenko and her mother Nataliia Stepanenko were at the Kramatorsk railway station in April 2022, when Russia shelled it with missiles. Nataliia lost one leg, and her daughter Yana lost both. They underwent treatment in Lviv for several months before going to the USA for prosthetics.
In December 2011, Lauren’s life was forever changed. Her calendar paused, her career path changed, and her platform increased after a night of injury, or what she subconsciously defined at the time as a “ depletion of beauty”. She was sucked into a plane propeller; the blade cut into her brain and the left side of her body, resulting in the loss of her left eye and left hand. The support she received from the city of Dallas and throughout the nation filled her with humbled gratefulness. Lauren began to realize that brokenness can be beautiful, even amidst unexpected suffering and pain.
Victoria Salcedo, triple amputee, former participant of the Miss Ecuador 2021 pageant, now is dancing in Ecuador’s reality TV shows Soy El Mejor
Miss Ecuador 2021 candidate at 5 years old, Victoria was involved in an accident and both her arms and her left leg had to be amputated. She expresses that her story is very important in her life journey.
Alaqua Cox, a deaf, Indigenous (Menominee/Mohican) amputee leg, makes her acting debut as Maya Lopez (Echo) in Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye, breaking stereotypes and providing representation for multiple communities.
Zuly was the special guest at the Grand Opening of Global Insurance & Planning Advisors, in Haines City, Florida, a Colombian international speaker and prolific artist, is an exemplary leader that shows us that everything is possible if you believe. She opened her heart to the miracle that happens when you trust in God, and give and receive love. She shows us that passion is the engine the mind needs to make dreams come true.