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Leg Amputation

My One Nightstand: A Story of Cancer, Addiction, and Furniture

Oral Fixation | Posted 04.01.2014 | Women
Oral Fixation

My nightstand served as a holding tank for the turquoise kidney shaped throw-up trays I'd need over five years of chemo. It converted to a trashcan for all of the Kleenex used to wipe the vomit off my face. It displayed fish tanks, terrariums and cool lamps. It housed the first love letter I ever received. When I moved away from home, my nightstand naturally came with me.

WATCH: This Is The Coolest Thing We've Seen All Week

Posted 07.02.2013 | Women

A woman built herself a prosthetic foot -- out of LEGO pieces. Christina Stephens, an occupational therapist and clinical researcher, underwent amp...

Just Months After Getting Leg Amputated, Teen Inspires On Lacrosse Field

haddon.patch.com | Posted 10.03.2012 | Impact

Jason Garstkiewicz has scored plenty of lacrosse goals in his young life, but the one he scored recently for his Haddonfield, N.J., travel team seems ...

Middle Schooler Fulfills Hoop Dreams Before Losing Leg

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For Alyssia Crook -- who will soon undergo surgery to remove her leg -- getting a chance to recently start, steal and score on her school basketball t...

Family Offers House Switch After Neighbor's Leg Amputated

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

It has been easy for Michael Wright to discern a higher power in events that have unfolded since he lost a leg to cancer last year. That includes the...