POA Kids Defy Disability!  #BeautifulAsYouFeel

There’s nothing better than seeing our POA kids get up and running….and having fun!  Last week was a great one at POA, helping kids with all levels of amputation get moving!  It didn’t matter what their level of amputation or how many limbs they were missing (single, bilateral, and quadruple amputees), they worked hard and played hard – together.  One of the boys’ mom told us that he is frequently bullied at school and doesn’t know how to make friends. She’s hoping with his new prosthesis, confidence, and friendships that he will have a much better school experience next year. One of the many reasons we love to come to work every day.  #ChangingLives #NoBoundaries

#TransformationTuesday  Prosthetic Leg Puts Gymnast Back in Action! (see video)

After losing his leg below the knee in a motor vehicle accident, Jose Gutierrez was determined to return to competition as a gymnast. Jose traveled from the Dominican Republic to POA in Orlando, where he was fit with a prosthetic limb built to allow him to do just that! #noboundaries

Rock Climbing Clinic/Speaker for Amputee Support Groups

Ronnie Dickson will be at The Edge Rock Climbing Gym in Melbourne, FL on Mon., 10/6 @ 6:30pm with the Viera Amputee Support group. If you are nearby and would like to join them, feel free to stop by! Ronnie, a certified prosthetist, is an above knee amputee and climbing enthusiast who recently took 2nd place at the Climbing World Championships in Spain. Any amputee groups (outside Florida included) interested in having Ronnie as a speaker or organizing a climbing event, let us know and we’ll make it happen! #noboundaries

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Jeff Bauman, Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor, Standing Strong! 

Congrats to Jeff Bauman on a great 1st week on his new prosthetic legs at “Camp POA!” Sending a shout out to Steve Chamberland and Celeste Gagnon-Corcoran for getting him here! #noboundaries #BostonStrong #50legsrules

POA’s Bryce Williams (AK) ROCKS the Zip Line!

Bryce sent us these great photos from his recent zip line experience. Another POA client taking the *dis* out of his ability!  #Believe #TryHarder #Succeed

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Amy Purdy and Celeste Corcoran–both bilateral amputees–are #POAStrong

Two of the most *wicked strong* survivors and amazing women we know–Amy Purdy and Celeste Corcoran–are in the (POA) house today!    #BostonStrong #LiveBeyondLimits #POAOrlando

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POA’s Celeste Corcoran, Boston Bombing Survivor, on TODAY Show this morning, Oct 16 2013

Celeste and Sydney Corcoran featured on TODAY Show this morning. Lots of good footage of Celeste’s two weeks at POA, and all the great strides she made in her recovery while here — first haircut and driving for first time! Click Here to view TODAY Show video

#BostonStrong #CorcoranStrong #TodayShow