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David Lehman

David Lehman

Stay in the Fight On Father's Day in 2018, my life changed drastically due to Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis which caused my family and team of doctors to make the decision of life over limbs. Therefore I have become a BATKA (Bilateral Above The Knees Amputee)....

Ukrainian Amputees Seek Help in the U.S.

Ukrainian Amputees Seek Help in the U.S.

The advancements the United States made in prosthetic devices and treatment during its war in Afghanistan are benefiting some Ukranian soldiers who have become amputees during their country’s war with Russia.  The Washington Post published a report by Alex Horton on...

Edmund Sylvester

Edmund Sylvester

Growth of inclusion of the disabled in the fabric of society through the game of golf I'm a triple amputee, as a result of Sepsis causing me to lose both feet, one hand and several fingers on my right hand. Not knowing what to do with my new body after spending nine...

Join Our End of Year Giving Campaign

Join Our End of Year Giving Campaign

 The end of the year is a critical time for the Amputee Coalition. Our efforts to serve and empower people affected by limb loss and limb difference wouldn’t be possible without the support we get from our community. Throughout December, we are holding our Year-End...

5 Ways to Be Healthy During the Holidays

Reprinted with permission from Ailm Medical. Well, it's the season to be jolly, and this time of year is also full of temptations. So here are five tips to help you reduce holiday stress and overwhelm, enjoy time with friends, stay healthy, and still get to enjoy that...

Cameron Hanson

Cameron Hanson

GET BACK ON THE HORSE July 2016, riding along, minding my own business. Just me and my Yamaha Virago 1100. Then, from a driveway on my right lunged a black sedan. I had just enough time for it to register in my mind that this guy was gonna hit me. And he did. I...

Mortisha Bloodworth

Mortisha Bloodworth

My name is Mortisha Bloodworth. I became an Amputee back in 2020. My story begins at the age of 11 when I was diagnosed with type one diabetes. The year before I turned 11 was the year that I lost my mother. I went into a downward spiral of what I now know was...