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.
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!
“When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Awesome Halloween Costumes”
DIY LEGO Prosthesis
Trolling Kids At The Beach
The Giant Thumb Tattoo
Image credits: Brad Bako
Clever Use Of A Prosthetic Leg
Genuine Pirate Costume
A Literal Tattoo
Where Have My Muscles Gone!?
Tribute To The Shark That Bit His Arm Off
Amputee Husband Receives Gloves And His Wife With Mastectomy Receives Bra
Piggies Gone To The Market
Genius ‘Christmas Story’ Leg Lamp Costume
Image credits: Ashley P. Ash