14 People Who Lost Limbs But Not Their Sense Of Humor

09/10/2014 05:29 pm ET | Updated Sep 11, 2014
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For those of us who have never lost a limb, it's impossible to really understand the type of physical and emotional trauma it might inflict on a person. Those affected include soldiers, law enforcement, athletes, and everyday people who experienced some sort of disease or accident.

There's no doubt that these are strong people. But what makes these people the strongest is perhaps not just their ability to adapt to misfortune, but also their ability to maintain a sense of humor about it all.

Basically, we want to hang out with these people, one of whom has become the absolute master of Halloween costumes.

  • 1 "We're gonna need a bigger yard."
  • And possibly another shoe.
  • 2 Hey, my muscle soreness is gone!
  • But, do you feel a draft?
  • 3 Those kids will never forget this trip to the beach.
  • "Go get mom!"
  • 4 His tattoo makes a valid argument.
  • We're imagining a mini headstone that reads, "Here Lies Foot."
  • 5 Best Christmas card ever?
  • The husband's arm is amputated and the wife has had a double mastectomy. You know these two would be fun to hang out with.
  • 6 It even comes with a cup holder!
  • Now that's what we call multi-tasking.
  • 7 Victory is mine!
  • Seth MacFarlane should be proud.
  • 8 This guy has a Halloween costume for LIFE.
  • Perhaps an obvious choice, but you gotta admire how much he's owning this look.
  • 9 Again, owning it.
  • 10 This guy is the Halloween costume master.
  • Josh Sundquist lost his leg to cancer at the age of 9. Sundquist is now a paralympian, an author and a motivational speaker who approaches the topic of his disability with a great deal of humor. Over the last few years, his Halloween costumes have regularly been the talk of the Internet.
  • 11 The master.
  • 12 THE. MASTER.
  • 13 Duuuun dun. Duuuuun dun.
  • Dun dun dun dun dun dun DUN dun dun dun dun dun DUN dun dun dun ...
  • 14 We're stumped -- that no one else thought of this joke.
  • The 0.0 marathon sticker is a nice touch.
  • 15 Just a friendly reminder.
  • We're guessing this is the best way to prevent the surgeon from amputating the wrong leg.
  • 16 When it's time to say goodbye, it's best to say it with a laugh.
  • Reddit user Joe, username rightfooted, decided to have a little fun with the build up to his left foot amputation after being diagnosed with pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS). Read all about it in the Imgur album his sister put together entitled, "The Last Adventures of Joe's Left Foot."

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