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We believe in empowering those affected with paralysis with the best knowledge, resources, support, and community.
Amy Purdy is a great example of personal strength and perseverance. The Double Amputee recently was interviewed by WRIC-TV about participating in Dancing with the stars and she says joining the world acclaimed dancing crew “wasn’t a tough choice at all.”(WRIC-TV) Purdy lost both of her legs at 19 to meningitis and went on to become a world champion in adaptive snowboarding and competed at the recent Paralympics for Team USA.
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