“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.”
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
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.
Diabetic foot or leg amputation is one of the complication of diabetes. Across the globe, it’s estimated that a limb is amputated every 30 seconds, and 85% of these amputations are due to a diabetic foot ulcer. Please remember that early detection helps save the foot and improve the quality life of a diabetic patient.
April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month. Every day, more than 500 people in the U.S. lose a limb. By 2050, the Amputee Coalition estimates that the number of people with limb loss will nearly double. The loss of a limb can happen for numerous reasons, everything from an accident to diabetes or even cancer.
Jess Quinn has a passion for helping people overcome adversity and insecurity using her own experiences. Since losing her right leg to cancer at the age of 9, Jess has refused to let that stand in her way of living life to its fullest with a core passion for helping others overcome their physical and mental setbacks along the way.
On October 31, 2003, Hamilton went surfing off Makua (Tunnels) Beach on Kauai. As she was paddling on her surfboard, a 14-foot (4.3-meter) tiger shark attacked. It bit off her left arm just below the shoulder. Friends immediately called for help, and Hamilton was rushed to the hospital. She lost more than half the blood in her body and underwent several surgeries. Miraculously, she was able to return to surfing a month later. Within the year she was once again entering competitions. She adjusted her technique to compensate for the lost limb. In 2005 she won a national surfing title and joined the professional ranks two years later.
During the first year of being adopted it was hard to connect with my new family. My first language was Thai, I had to learn English and I didn’t develop full English until I was about nine years old.
In school I had many friends but I was scared to go to birthday parties and I was shy to meet new people. I was never been bullied, but questioned and looked at, and those things are typical for me, nothing has changed.
But life was amazing in high school. I was a jock, going to all-state championships, had lots of people around me and went to many parties. Those were the years I lived my life carefree.
Born in 1976, Juan Pablo Medina is known for his work in projects like Soy tu fan, La casa de las flores, Wanted dad, Guadalupe Reyes, El club of the idealists, Love of my loves, Thirty, single and fantastic, etc.