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James Scesa

Unilateral Right Leg Above the knee

James lost his right leg in a tragic dirt bike accident in June 2011. After being fitted with an above-knee prosthetic and committing himself to physical therapy, he plays golf, tackles home improvement projects and hoists both pumpkins and his[…]

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Jamie Smith-Sessa

Unilateral Right Arm Above elbow

On July 12, 2011, Jamie was severely injured in a motorcycle accident. With his strong will to live and the love and support of his family, he survived brain trauma, chronic pain and the loss of his dominant right arm.[…]

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Tim Herman

Bilateral Below the knee

Tim is an avid golfer with a below-knee prosthetic and equally low handicap. Catch him at the National Amputee Golf Association’s annual tournament.

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Kelly Underkofler

Unilateral Right Arm Below elbow

Kelly was born without the lower part of her left arm, the result of a congenital condition. Now outfitted with a prosthetic with multiple attachments, Kelly lift weights, rides a bike and competes internationally on the Nordic Paralympic Ski Team[…]

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Joe Bingham

Unilateral Right Leg Above the knee

A gun accident resulted in Joe losing his right leg above the knee. Now fitted with prosthetics, he’s returned to his active life in Juneau, Alaska.

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Luke Schoenbauer

Bilateral Above the knee

In December 2009, Luke was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. In addition to multiple rounds of chemotherapy, Luke had rotationplasty, a complex surgery to remove the cancerous bone in his upper leg and reattach his foot to function as his knee. Now[…]

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