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New Prosthesis working fabulously

My daughter Amie has been using a prosthesis now for 8 months. SHe has adapted to it marvelously. She walks, jumps, runs, and tries to kick. As she grows adjustments are made to try and keep up with her. We are happy with her ability to be free with her prosthesis and without it. AT times it is difficult because it is sometimes the first thing people notice and comment on. But then she draws their attention away from her leg and to her face by saying "Hello" or smiling. She is amazing in every sense. I am constantly amazed at how quickly she can move and how nothing is too difficult for her.


That's great that Amie is doing well with her prosthesis. I love how she deals with stares.

My mom likes to tell a story about one afternoon when I was four and she and I were out shopping. An older child, probably about 10 or 11, kept staring at my legs. Apparently this annoyed me, and I asked him, "What are you staring at? They're just my legs." At that point, my mom knew I'd be able to handle any questions about my disability!