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Amputee Model and Actor Bernadette Hagans on Chasing Her Dreams After Limb Loss

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Charity campaigner, actor, and model Bernadette Hagans lost her lower right leg to synovial sarcoma at age 22. But since her amputation surgery in October 2018, Hagans achieved more: launching a modeling career, landing a role in a BBC crime drama, raising over £500,000 ($651,493) for charity, and placing third in Miss Northern Ireland.

Amputee model and actor Bernadette Hagans lives her life to the fullest after limb loss.

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Amputee Model Aims To Show the Beauty of Prosthetic Limbs

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There is beauty in prosthetic limbs. It just needs more exposure, especially in the fashion industry. This is exactly what 18-year-old Iona Hay aims to do when she signed with specialist talent agency Zebedee Management.

Amputee model Iona Hay aims to show people the beauty in prosthetic limbs

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5-Year-Old Amputee Set to Scale Ben Nevis Mountain

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Fresh from conquering Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, a five-year-old lower-limb amputee and his dad set their sights on scaling Ben Nevis in the Scottish Highlands next. After completing the Snowdon trek, Albie Thomas and his dad made the headlines in November 2021.

Five-year-old Albie Thomas and his dad are set to scale Ben Nevis.

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Zyra Gorecki on Being an Actress With Limb Difference

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Zyra Gorecki is an up-and-coming Hollywood actress to watch out for. She is the first actress to play a primary character on a network series with a limb difference.

Zyra Gorecki talks about being an actress with a limb difference.

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Quadruple Amputee Successfully Crossed the World’s Highest Lake

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Thèo Curin, a quadruple amputee, has successfully crossed the 122km length of the 3,812-meter-high Lake Titicaca in the Andes in 11 days.

Quadruple amputee and French Paralympic swimmer Theo Curin successfully crossed the world's highest lake.

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