‘She’s my superhero’: Brave toddler who lost both legs after father ran over her in horrific lawnmower accident takes first steps on prosthetic limbs, The Daily Mail Online, 6/17/2013

Another great article from “across the pond,” where they were also cheering Ireland on as she took her first steps. This sweet and brave girl is winning the hearts and admiration of people all over the world!   Read the Daily Mail (UK) article by clicking here

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Amy Purdy, bi-lateral amputee, competing on CBS reality show, “The Amazing Race,” this Fall!, 8/29/2012

Look for POA’s Amy Purdy on the CBS Reality Show The Amazing Race Season 21 which will premiere on September 30th! She and her boyfriend of many years, Daniel, are competing together as a team. Following link contains team photos and video introduc

tions. Amy is a double amputee who lost her legs – but not her spirit – to meningitis; it only made her stronger. Since then she has competed in and won countless snowboarding competitions, founded a non-profit in support of adaptive sports and travels the world giving speeches, inspiring and encouraging all who meet her. We are so proud to be part of her team! Join us in cheering for Amy and Daniel as they race around the world!!    Fall 2012 The Amazing Race Team Video Introductions and Photos

“What About the U.S.?”, O&P Edge article, March 2011, written by POA resident Ronnie Dickson

POA resident Ronnie Dickson recently returned from a mission trip to Haiti with POA, where they fit 7 victiims of last year’s earthquake with prosthetic limbs.The experience got him to thinking, “what about amputees in need right here in the .U.S.?” He explores that thought in the following “O&P Edge” article. Click here to view O&P Edge article