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My journey has taken me to Team Canada with the hopes of securing a spot at the Paralympic Games in Rio. I hope that my story can enlighten others about the devastation that meningococcal disease can cause, and also show others going through similar situations that you can do anything once you set your mind to it.
Ten years I have witnessed the ravaged bodies and battered spirits, heartbroken eyes of mothers who have lost their children and the anger felt by communities -- people who, in addition to mourning their dead ones and amputees, live in the middle of minefields.
Bonsai - Half A Bulldog Twice The Love
Karen Van Nest said the exposure Paralympic sport is getting in Toronto is a victory in itself.
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The recent Boston Marathon terrorist bombings put amputation in the spotlight, with American war veterans quickly dispatched to counsel the 15 people who lost limbs in the awful explosions of April 15. They represented a passage to recovery and restored normalcy for the victims, something the War Amps of Canada knows all about.