Malcolm Lambert relied on his legs to carry him through races to raise awareness and aid for missing persons cases. But after he lost his legs to gangrene, the 80-year-old refused to let go of his purpose, he simply readjusted the way he would get the public's attention.
The "social anthropologist" now looks to skydiving as a way to bring his message out into the world.
"I've come to believe more and more, that I have a purpose," Lambert said in a video posted on the just-launched HooplaHa.com. "So I thought, what can I do for awareness, and possibly as a fundraiser -- and I saw an ad about skydiving."
Lambert's story is the first inspiring tale of triumph on the newly launched HooplaHa.com, an all good news, all the time forum that gives people a chance to share positive messages of hope through video storytelling.
"We wanted to develop something that was positive and inspirational, stories that made people smile," Rob Hess, HooplaHa cofounder, said in a release. "So we developed HooplaHa to be one stop, easy to find, easy to navigate site that serves up new inspirational stories."
When it came to the site's very first uplifting message, Lambert some words of advice that viewers of all ages could use to take to heart.
"I think we should just do the best we can, while we're here and not cause pain to others," Lambert said. "Justice to everybody"