Lifeguard Anthony Capuano, Who Has 1 Leg, Rescues Driver Who Plunged Into Water Off New JerseyAnthony Capuano, a certified swim instructor and lifeguard, did not let having one leg stop him from diving headfirst to help.
One-Armed High School Football Player In New Jersey Nominated For 'Heart Of A Giant' AwardChristian was born with a cancerous tumor on his right hand. The side effects of chemo forced his family to make a tough decision when he was six months-old.
'Amputees Are The Normal People Now': Support Group Helping Others Move ForwardA first of its kind support group is helping rebuild confidence from the basketball court and out into the world.
NYCHA Kicks 72-Year-Old Amputee Out Of His Apartment While He Was Recovering From SurgeryBienvenido Martinez says not only did NYCHA kick him out of his apartment, they also threw away everything he owned, including his social security card and treasured family photos.
'I'm Here For A Reason': Transplant Patient Reflects After Losing Both Hands, Both LegsDeb Kelly was suffering an invasive strep infection that had become sepsis. To save her life doctors had to amputate both hands and both legs.
Tunnel To Towers: Smart Homes Give Injured Soldiers Their Lives BackOne of the main focuses of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation is to build smart homes for veterans; allowing these fiercely independent and proud soldiers to regain control over their lives.
How A 7-Year-Old Amputee Dancer Beat The OddsWhen doctors had to amputate a leg of a 7-year-old dancer from Ohio, she didn't let that stop her.
Double Amputee Climbs Monstrous, 2,000-Foot Hiking Trail In 4 HoursThe Manitou Incline is a grueling test of toughness and fitness, and this week a Colorado woman without legs ascended the famous stairs.
Boston Marathon Survivor Provides College Amputee With Prosthetic Leg, Toes And AllA Rhode Island woman who lost her left leg after being severely wounded in the Boston Marathon bombings started a foundation to provide prosthetic limbs to other amputees.
NJ Mom Who Lost Leg When Car Plowed Into Trader Joe's Store Opens Up About OrdealOn Nov. 13, an out-of-control Toyota Camry jumped the curb and slammed through a glass window into the front of the Westwood Trader Joe's. Ruta Fiorino was pinned between the car and a metal cart rack.
Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars In Donations Pour In For Couple Wounded In Boston BombingsThe families of Patrick and Jessica Downes said Thursday that the generosity from friends and strangers has restored their faith in humanity.
Doctors, Medical Crews On Scene Describe Trauma Following Boston Marathon BlastsDozens of people remain hospitalized following Monday afternoon's twin bombings near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Many of those injured suffered traumatic injuries to their lower extremities.
Overweight Man Speaks Out Against Photoshopped Image; Mayor Defends ItAn overweight man who unwittingly became an amputee in advertisements that New York City is posting to warn against diabetes says he's worried the ads might hurt his acting career.
Amputee Firefighter Working To Inspire The DisabledIsaac Feliciano fought to become a firefighter. It was his dream, ever since firemen saved his family when he was four-years-old, but a childhood infection cost him his leg from the knee down.
Yankees Kick Off HOPE Week With Surprise Party For TeenThe New York Yankees kicked off HOPE week by throwing a surprise pool party for 13-year-old Jorge Grajales of North Haledon.