A missing limb, whether lost through trauma, amputation or congenital disorder, can create untold difficulties for the people suffering from these conditions. But the 15 people in these photos show courage (and an excellent sense of humor) by making the best of their difficult situations.


Show Full Text

Hopefully, none of our readers will take this as a sign that they can make fun of amputees – the fact that these amputees can put a funny and positive spin on their situation is great, but don’t assume that it’s an invitation for you to laugh about it as well!

(h/t: huffpost)

Shark Attack

Source: reddit

“When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Awesome Halloween Costumes”

Source: joshsundquist.com

Dolphin Tattoo

Source: imgur

DIY LEGO Prosthesis

Source: imgur

Trolling Kids At The Beach

Source: reddit

The Giant Thumb Tattoo

Image credits: Brad Bako

Clever Use Of A Prosthetic Leg

Source: reddit

Genuine Pirate Costume

Source: imgur

A Literal Tattoo

Source: imgur

Where Have My Muscles Gone!?

Source: imgur

Tribute To The Shark That Bit His Arm Off

Source: imgur

Amputee Husband Receives Gloves And His Wife With Mastectomy Receives Bra

Source: imgur

Piggies Gone To The Market

Source: tattoodo

Genius ‘Christmas Story’ Leg Lamp Costume

Image credits: Ashley P. Ash

‘Attacked By A Shark’ Halloween Costume