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North Haledon quadruple amputee teen happy to play soccer, motivate others [video] - NorthJersey.com

North Haledon quadruple amputee teen happy to play soccer, motivate others [video] - NorthJersey.com | teens with prosthetics | Scoop.it
It’s not only on the soccer field that Jorge has looked past his physical constraints. He’s also a member of the school bowling team, using both arms to roll a ball without holes.
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Young dancer excels with prosthetic leg

You've heard of sleight of hand; how about sleight of foot? Behind her grinning and foot-tapping, Miranda Cochran's ability to dance competitively has a way ...
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Grit 

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Teen receives set of prosthetic ears | ksl.com

Teen receives set of prosthetic ears | ksl.com | teens with prosthetics | Scoop.it
Katie Whicker, 17, always wanted what
every little girl dreams of — to be able to
dress up and put on a pair of glittery
earrings. For Katie, though, that dream never
came.
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Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost: Hoover, Ala., teen gets prosthetic hand

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Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost: A personal tragedy turns into triumph

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Expectations - Prostheses for Children & Teens With Limb Differences - Issues and Expectations

Expectations - Prostheses for Children & Teens With Limb Differences - Issues and Expectations | teens with prosthetics | Scoop.it
Amputee Coalition web site, providing access to ACA membership information, the National Limb Loss Information Center (NLLIC), the National Peer Network (NPN) and the Limb Loss Research and Statistics Program...
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accepting

 

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Aimee Mullins: Changing my legs - and my mindset | Video on TED.com

In this TED archive video from 1998, paralympic sprinter Aimee Mullins talks about her record-setting career as a runner, and about the amazing carbon-fiber prosthetic legs (then a prototype) that helped her cross the finish line.
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Church raises money for teen's prosthetic leg | Video | abc11.com

Church raises money for teen's prosthetic leg | Video | abc11.com | teens with prosthetics | Scoop.it
A Johnston County teenager got the gift of a lifetime from his church -- a new leg.
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'Courageous' teen crash victim gets prosthetic leg

'Courageous' teen crash victim gets prosthetic leg | teens with prosthetics | Scoop.it
Three months after he was hit by a car and left lying in the bushes for hours, Justin Carey is learning how to walk again.
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Prosthesis lets teen amputee to run again

Prosthesis lets teen amputee to run again | teens with prosthetics | Scoop.it
Flanked by his father, Francisco Sanchez, and a team of volunteers and staff at Shriners Childrens Hospitals-Houston, Alan quickly settled into the new leg Friday.
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Motivated and optimistic 

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Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost: moving story

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The Deal With Prosthetic Arms

The Deal With Prosthetic Arms | teens with prosthetics | Scoop.it
I haven't worn a prosthetic arm in twenty years, so when people have asked me about them, my information has been outdated. Not anymore.
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Adabltable 

 

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Aimee Mullins: The opportunity of adversity | Video on TED.com

The thesaurus might equate "disabled" with synonyms like "useless" and "mutilated," but ground-breaking runner Aimee Mullins is out to redefine the word.
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Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit | Video on TED.com

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled.
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Grit: Passion and perservernece for very long term goals 

 

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