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Amputee Life — Inspirational

Bodybuilder Flex Wheeler Recognized for Embodying Courage

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Ken "Flex" Wheeler received the Olympia Inspiration and Courage Award at the 2020 Mr. Olympia for exemplifying courage when facing adversity.

Flex Wheeler received the Olympia Inspiration and Courage Award at the 2020 Mr. Olympia.

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Adaptive Athlete Lindi Marcusen on Creating Her Own Reality

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Adaptive athlete Lindi Marcusen has always led an active lifestyle. She was a gymnast from elementary school through high school and a bodybuilder in college. And after the car crash that took her right leg and nearly took her life, Marcusen wanted to return to being active. 

Adaptive athlete Lindi Marcusen believes you can create your own reality.

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11-Year-Old ‘Star Wars’ Fan Receives R2-D2 Bionic Arm

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Isabella Tadlock, an 11-year-old from Tallahassee, Florida, dreamt of bending her fingers and picking things up. Her wish finally came true when she received her R2-D2 bionic arm, plus a 30-minute video call with Mark Hamill.

Isabella Tadlock picks up a piece of chocolate with her R2-D2 bionic arm.

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"Glitter Girl": Young Inventor Builds Prosthetic Arm That Shoots Glitter

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Fourteen-year-old Jordan Reeves inspired millions with her creativity when she showcased a purple prosthetic arm that shoots glitter. At that moment, the young creator took the first step towards empowering other kids to think differently about living with a physical disability.

Jordan Reeves invents prosthetic arm that shoots glitter to inspire kids with physical disabilities.

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Amputee Plans to Scale Everest with Special Prosthetic Leg

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In 2019, adaptive climber Chitrasen Sahu made headlines for being the first bilateral lower-limb amputee from India to successfully climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Sahu is currently preparing for another adventure: to scale Mount Everest with India’s first indigenous carbon fiber foot specifically for mountain climbing.

Chitrasen Sahu is currently preparing to scale Mount Everest with India’s first indigenous carbon fiber foot.

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