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Double Amputee, Father of 7 Starts Shoe Company: ‘I’m Not Ready To Sit In A Chair’

When a hard-working father of seven faced the horror of losing one of his legs, he nearly gave up.

11 hours ago

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Bus Company Settles Amputee Lawsuit For $15M

An 85-year-old man who lost part of his leg after a public bus hit him in a Southern California crosswalk settled a lawsuit Monday for $15 million — just before a jury reached a verdict that would have given him even more.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2013

Members of the Wounded Warriors Amputee softball team stand during the national anthem prior to the game against the Boston Marathon first responders on August 19, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Responders And Combat Veterans Play At Fenway Park

One night after the Red Sox and Yankees played another of their four-hour grudge matches, Fenway Park was friendly again, hosting a softball game between the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team and a group of Boston Marathon first responders to raise money for victims of the April 15 attacks.

08/20/2013

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Wounded Warrior To Try Out For Dodgers At Spring Training

A wounded Navy veteran who became the first amputee to return to active duty is trying out for a spot on the Los Angeles Dodgers roster.

02/27/2013

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Woman With Amputated Leg Turned Away From Massage Parlor

Melissa Alvarado is a proud mother of three and a manager at a grocery store bakery. The Tujunga resident lost her left leg this past May after a severe fall and an infection.

08/10/2012

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LA Actor Loses Leg In New York Health Agency’s Ad Warning Against Diabetes

A Los Angeles actor and director has found himself at the center of a public relations kerfuffle, after it was found that his image, minus a leg, has been used to warn of the dangers of diabetes.

01/30/2012