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someone who has had a limb removed by amputation

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She is also - along with other amputees she has bonded with including Michelle Torkelson of Springfield and Greg Dauntless of Eugene - doing what was once unthinkable: running and walking in local 5-kilometer events.
FALKLANDS veteran Simon Weston, pictured, has been announced as the patron for a charity that has been set up to support amputees.
Our team is made up of three leg amputees and one arm amputee and they have just four legs between them.
Limbination hopes to reach all 110,000 Registered amputees in the UK and is asking for donations of just PS3.
The event was a complete success as over 200 participants, both amputees and able-bodied walkers joined to walk the boardwalk.
The devices were collected by volunteers from Legs4Africa, a charity which collects redundant prosthetics from the UK and takes them to Africa to give amputees the chance of independence.
Popow is in the country to train the amputees to run on sports prosthetics.
These real-life stories are drawn from the ranks of the estimated two million American amputees who would see significantly reduced access to care under a rule proposal now pending before Medicare, according to a warning issued today by the Amputee Coalition and the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA).
Bissonnette has stepped down as president of the organization and is now focusing on working with doctors and other medical professionals on what happens after amputees are discharged from the hospital.
He has started a trust, Aditya Mehta Foundation, to encourage amputees to take up sports.
uk EAFA, the England Amputee Football Association is the charity that supports the development and creation of footballing opportunities for amputees, the congenitally deficient and those with limb affecting disabilities that who don't qualify for other disciplines of the sport.
And his American rival Richard Browne warned the IAAF, the athletics world governing body, to brace themselves for more legal challenges as amputee sprinters fought for the right to compete at the Olympics.
Polzin has led to greater leniency in the screening of active-duty and veteran amputees flying on the nations airlines.
I volunteered to do this to show what amputees can do," he said after spending five days and nights on Langjokull glacier in Iceland.
The bionic hand will allow amputees to feel what they are touching and could introduce a new generation of artificial limbs with sensory perception.