Anthony Burruto, double amputee, cut from Dr. Phillips Baseball Team. “Cutting amputee pitcher Anthony Burruto shows no heart at Dr. Phillips,” Orlando Sentinel, 2/9/11

This is an emotional story. Read why POA patient Anthony Burruto is being cut from his Dr. Phillips High School baseball team. Click here to viewOrlando Sentinel article

“Sanford Police Officer Doesn’t Let Amputation Stop Him From Working,” Orlando Sentinel, 11/18/2010

Here’s another great news story about POA patient Officer Lonnie Taylor. All his hard work and determination have him back on the job at Sanford PD just six months after losing his leg to cancer. Click on the following link to view the Orlando Sentinel article

POA’s Nate Winters allowed only one run in his first varsity start since losing his leg (AK) less than two years ago! “Orlando Sentinel” and “Fanhouse” articles dated 4/13/2010


POA patient Nate Winters, who lost his left leg in a boating accident in 2008, allowed one unearned run in four-plus innings in his first varsity game since then. (The following is an excerpt from Fanhouse article) “He’s just a fierce, fierce competitor,” longtime Winter Park baseball coach Bob King said. “It’s why he was able to come back so quickly. It’s why he’s alive today. Forget baseball, it’s the only reason he survived.” He left opposing batters baffled by his curveball and surprised by his control. He left a crowd of about 500 — friends, family, baseball curious — inspired, in awe, cheering and smiling with every pitch. For those that knew his story, there were tears of pride and joy.

Use the following links to view the complete articles:

click here for Orlando Sentinel Varsity Sports article

click here for Fanhouse article