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Madalyn is Abled Amputees Ambassador and has been for many years. Probably best known for Madalyn Mondays on our Facebook Page.
Madalyn was born missing the lower portion of her right leg. Before she was 1 week old she had already started physical therapy and met with an orthopedic surgeon. Read her story told by her mom and see many more inspiring pictures.
Born just five days after one of the largest hurricanes to hit Florida Coast, Shaholly has defied tremendous odds, to become one of America’s most dynamic emerging Top Models.
With a stunningly transformative look, Shaholly’s diversity has earned her features with Nordstrom, GQ Italia, GQ Japan, US Weekly, The Sun News Paper, The New York Times, Glamour.com, BBC News and most recently - the pinnacle of couture - walked the last 3 seasons for Mercedes-Benz’s prestigious New York Fashion Week.
Jeffrey Cooke is the Founder of this program. He is a bilateral amputee with a great attitude. He is on our list because he is a good friend and he cares about amputees. See what he's up to on Facebook!
Amputee Dot Ca Founder is Larry Gardner, former Paralympian and an above knee amputee for over 35 years. To read Larry's story about his amputation and paralympic experiences, please visit his website.
Just four months following the bombing, Heather was living independently and returned to her job as a Human Resources Manager, on a part time basis. Within the first year following her amputation, she started participating in the activities she loves, including paddle boarding, running and wearing high heels.
Since then she started a foundation in name.
This organization has been setup in order to ensure the voice of the UK amputee and limb impaired is represented and heard at both a national and local level. To ensure the amputee population receives relevant and up to date information.
Our friend across the pond, Gordon Mcfadden is the Founder and its a great place to share life experiences of living as an amputee and to find and share information. Especially if you in the U K, Visit him on facebook here.