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15 Amputees With A Brilliant Sense Of Humor
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15 Amputees With A Brilliant Sense Of Humor

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!

(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

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ChrismaNg
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You guys are warriors and fighters! Keep rocking!

necualex
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8 years ago

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they're not rockers!

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MuhammadRifkiMockie
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

If I were they, I doubt I can have sense of humors like they have. They are strong and great people.

Fred de Koning
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You would be surprised. Whenever life gives you lemons, the best thing to do is make lemonade.

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LindaWagner
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Some pretty ingenious people so healthy to have a sense of humor

AnnaToyna
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Amazing what a sense of humor will do for a situation.

RoseannCollymore
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Am so glad they could find the humor in this. I particularly like the thumb and the big toe.

JudithBarringer
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Great attitudes guys and gal... Plus they are beautiful tattoo-deco pieces of art. Thanks for sharing !

CindyDahlgren
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

If you can laugh, then you can survive. Good on all of them!!!!!!

snabbycatw11
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Ha! I'm an amputee myself. I'm missing my foot. *missing...* Bwahaha! I enjoy the humor that I can make because of my amputation. I can't count how many times I make a foot pun every day. I'm even considering to dress like a zombie for Halloween, so I can walk up to doors and my foot falls off. :D

snabbycatw11
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Ha! I'm an amputee myself. I'm missing my right foot. *missing...* Bwahaha! ♥ I love this! Thinking about being a zombie for Halloween, so I can start walking to a door and my foot rips off! :D

Bruce Wydallis
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I like these sense of humor pictures

masacatior
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The dolphin looks awesome 8)

Vicki Cornell
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Gone to the market was the best!

JosePires
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

As a disabled one, I congratulate you all. We are special, guys.Survivors. We've got our certificates on our very own bodies/members.

IainPartridge
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Being an above knee amputee myself I know hoe these people feel. It's the making fun of it that helps you through.. well done

DouglasGLeFebvre
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Most excellent to have taken such traumas, and turned them into tongue in cheek humor...very courageous....

Kemp$
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

God Bless all of them. I wish them well...

BimoSundsvall
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They still can smile, even facing that circumstances.. awesome!!

Lucy Bartash
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Forget about the missing limbs, that snow-shark was AMAZING!!

SonjavanRhyn
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Using humour to deal with adversity is a brilliant coping mechanism.

AlonBakerIllustratedTorah
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I can only feel a lot of respect for these people in the way they deal with misfortunes. I hope life treats them respectfully and kindly

BeckyHolmberg
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My 9 yr old son (has a right at knee amputation) wants to do the "where have my muscles gone" for Halloween. Anyone know how to do it?

MatthewCollinson
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That was awesome had to share that.

DaveDunlap
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I am just like the guy on the beach

AdrianBradley
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That is bloody asome. am a right arm amputee that has given me some idea for myself now

sharky1970
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

brlliant, i myself lost my leg on july 1st 1997, im still trying to find it :-)

sharky1970
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

absolutely brilliant, i lost my leg on july 1st 1997, im still trying to find it :-)

JudyParker
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You tickled my funny bone. Thanks so much to all of you, for your wonderful and inspirational humour.

DanteMorgan
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hell yeah. The last one was epic . It's great that these people maintained their sense of humour and dignity.

PeteJones
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Awesome. The last with the lego leg looks smokin' hot ;)

Paul Gardner
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

awesome. i would want a machine gun leg yeahhh

LaurieStatz
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My son had his left foot amputated 3 years ago from a fireworks accident, he does some crazy stuff like this too! It helps with your sanity

IngridCollender
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The little piggy was the living end - rock on, awesome peeps!

WarrenGriffith
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Iam goner do it at the beach next summer . I am a double amputee And I love to have fun with them.so glad to see others haveing fun n

Mell Bolland
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Fantastic you guys! Glad to see that ppl with a disability can make it fun :D

Meisawesome
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They embrace there weaknesses and call them uniquenesses coz there just amazing to embrace it

moonflower843
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love these. I'm deaf in one ear & wear a hearing implant. I'm going as an android to a fancy dress party (with bionic themed eye contacts)

moonflower843
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love these. I'm deaf in one ear & wear a hearing implant. I'm going as an android to a fancy dress party (with bionic themed eye contacts)

ClaireGomersall
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Life is what you make of it - and they say laughter is the best medicine!! Bloody legends - the lot of them!!

ThuTran
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I feel so Emotional when saw all galeries. Keep positive and inprire people all over the world :0

Guanaco
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So wonderful!! I will stop whining and concentrate on what I have around me. (Hello Sweetie pie!!)

David Porter
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It is great to have a sense of humor

FranUhle
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hysterical. Don't know if I would have such a remarkable sense of humor and their courage.

ViviAna
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

so strong and funny people! they rock!

KellyStickley
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wish all ppl were like you all. Love it

ruel velarde
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Got a big respect for these guys!!! rock on!!!

Karin Feuerstein Hurt
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Humor can lighten the heaviest load, these people are brave beyond belief, God Bless them all.

KarinFeuersteinHurt
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Humor can see you through the worst in life and how brave they all are.

MargaretMcredmond
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They are all just great best wishes to them all

CharlesHunter
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I personally appreciate the macabre humor. Kudos to you all. Got to have a sense of humor. I am impressed.

Saba Shah
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Such a fantastic story. ^_^ Such funny and strong people. ^_^

EmiHirst
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Very brave and quite funny!

ManuelaThiel
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hilarious Thanks for the love -

LyzaTan
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

they may have lost a limb but they never lost their sense of humor

Hasty
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

May God bless you all for your great spirits and witty humor. We should do half as well as you guys. An old fart here who loves you kids!

MaryChow
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Look up for their humorous n positive attitude in life

ElayneBurt
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Excellent idea... we all have to laugh at ourselves.Shows great spirit, I'm impressed. Are any of these people Canadians? Just wondered

DaveHazlip
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wish I could ad a picture or two. I have a great one of my leg with Christmas lights on it.

Tricia-Mary
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Great sense of Humour! Love the Porpise

KenBoeck
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I only hope I would be able to show the strength these folks have in any situation that comes up. GOD Bless all of you and Thank You.

JohnObrien
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Amazing sense of humor and confidence in one self. Why not laugh in the face of adversities!

Terri Gold
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

But pretty amazing. The injuries are disturbing - not what they've done.

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AftonMorris
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

HYSTERICAL!!! Laugh in the face of adversity because what else can you do

CarolPage
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hilarious. And healthy that these amputees are able to do this.

JohnWesson
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Thank you, thank you, thank you ......... you demonstrate what we wish we were.

BonnieFarmer
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

As "Jimmy" Buffett says "If we weren't all crazy we would go insane" These people will survive what ever took their limbs attitude helps

laurajameswriter
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Omigod I cannot stop laughing deep, mouth open belly laughs!

SephoraObscura
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What an amazing sense of humor!!

BettesueShapiro
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The transformative power of humor over pain is amazing! I'll get a tree of life-tattoo over double mastectomy and c-section scars

DawnDoerr
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

When one of my students said to me, "You mean your husband only has one leg?" I decided to keep it in line with his sense of humor and told

Carol Hansen
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Being a prankster by nature, I would have to do something like that. Glad I'm not the only one!

Rakesh Bhaiya
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Disability is no more a liability

ChrismaNg
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You guys are warriors and fighters! Keep rocking!

necualex
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8 years ago

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they're not rockers!

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MuhammadRifkiMockie
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

If I were they, I doubt I can have sense of humors like they have. They are strong and great people.

Fred de Koning
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You would be surprised. Whenever life gives you lemons, the best thing to do is make lemonade.

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LindaWagner
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Some pretty ingenious people so healthy to have a sense of humor

AnnaToyna
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Amazing what a sense of humor will do for a situation.

RoseannCollymore
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Am so glad they could find the humor in this. I particularly like the thumb and the big toe.

JudithBarringer
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Great attitudes guys and gal... Plus they are beautiful tattoo-deco pieces of art. Thanks for sharing !

CindyDahlgren
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

If you can laugh, then you can survive. Good on all of them!!!!!!

snabbycatw11
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Ha! I'm an amputee myself. I'm missing my foot. *missing...* Bwahaha! I enjoy the humor that I can make because of my amputation. I can't count how many times I make a foot pun every day. I'm even considering to dress like a zombie for Halloween, so I can walk up to doors and my foot falls off. :D

snabbycatw11
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Ha! I'm an amputee myself. I'm missing my right foot. *missing...* Bwahaha! ♥ I love this! Thinking about being a zombie for Halloween, so I can start walking to a door and my foot rips off! :D

Bruce Wydallis
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I like these sense of humor pictures

masacatior
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The dolphin looks awesome 8)

Vicki Cornell
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Gone to the market was the best!

JosePires
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

As a disabled one, I congratulate you all. We are special, guys.Survivors. We've got our certificates on our very own bodies/members.

IainPartridge
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Being an above knee amputee myself I know hoe these people feel. It's the making fun of it that helps you through.. well done

DouglasGLeFebvre
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Most excellent to have taken such traumas, and turned them into tongue in cheek humor...very courageous....

Kemp$
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

God Bless all of them. I wish them well...

BimoSundsvall
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They still can smile, even facing that circumstances.. awesome!!

Lucy Bartash
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Forget about the missing limbs, that snow-shark was AMAZING!!

SonjavanRhyn
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Using humour to deal with adversity is a brilliant coping mechanism.

AlonBakerIllustratedTorah
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I can only feel a lot of respect for these people in the way they deal with misfortunes. I hope life treats them respectfully and kindly

BeckyHolmberg
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My 9 yr old son (has a right at knee amputation) wants to do the "where have my muscles gone" for Halloween. Anyone know how to do it?

MatthewCollinson
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That was awesome had to share that.

DaveDunlap
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I am just like the guy on the beach

AdrianBradley
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That is bloody asome. am a right arm amputee that has given me some idea for myself now

sharky1970
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

brlliant, i myself lost my leg on july 1st 1997, im still trying to find it :-)