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I Am A Double Amputee

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    I Am A Double Amputee

    I am a double amputee and my left leg is completly gone my left arm is just a stump and it's like i don't have a left side I lost it in January 2011 but I feel like it happend a second ago.
    morganadomingue morganadomingue 16-17 3 Responses May 25, 2011

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    On May 1st my life changed forever.

    I had a ear infection that cause me to go septic. I was in a coma for 3 months and woke minus my legs below my knees. Tried to get legs but due to prolong sickness and really slow healing I'm not able to walk always in a wheelchair. Trying to find my place in this world hard...
    wheelchairscantholdmedown wheelchairscantholdmedown 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    I was in my early twenties

    when it happened; I had just completed my enlistment in the Army and a year of college, so I was a little off age-wise from my classmates and co-workers. I was in the passenger seat and because of the way the car hit the guardrail and tree its why my right leg was taken off...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M Jan 27

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    In 1997 I was in a terrible auto wreck.

    It was over summer break from college, and my friend was showing off her new sports car when we lost control. Even though its nearly twenty years later, this time of year makes me sort of melancholy. Its not made better as the day approaches that I become a person who's been...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 21, 2014

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    Both of my legs were taken off surgically,

    mid-femur, or above the knee, because of a car wreck. I've never lost the phantom feelings of both of my feet. That's to say that the nerves in my thighs that would communicate to my brain what my feet are feeling are still active. If I'm lying down and I close my eyes, it feels...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    Hi! my name is SJ and I am an amputee. I have been an amputee since I was 12 along with my girlfriend. Rachel (my girlfriend) and myself were on a small wood rollercoaster at the...
    ladykiller44b ladykiller44b 22-25, M Mar 15

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    As an amputee who lost his legs with his girlfriend. I fing amputees attractive more then someone who doesnt have to put up with the things they do.
    ladykiller44b ladykiller44b 22-25, M Mar 15

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    Hi recent amputee here. I lost my right leg at the hip two months ago from an assault. Looking for help and support
    tombrokenbones tombrokenbones 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    I want to make few thins clear be for I go on my rant / thoughts (1) am not agent girls being big cos size to me don't matter is less u can't move under your own power (2) am not...
    thebigscottishguy thebigscottishguy 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I lost both my arms about 6 months ago due to an almost 2 year fight against osteosarcoma. My (ex) boyfriend and I had dated for a few months when I was diagnose and he was great...
    shelbyr90 shelbyr90 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    This life I'm living and my life on EP
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    Do you find my profile picture offensive.....Is a bikini top view also offensive? From EP 'Ellie' today "Oops!--Your last profile photo was removed because it contained nudity...
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    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 13

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    Any takers? Anyone can handle me?
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    CreatingChristi CreatingChristi 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Ive had it for a year now, and a lot has happened during that time, my weight has been at its lowest as well as its highest, my stomach has stopped digesting food and ive lost so...
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    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I love driving stick, it makes me feel like a racecar driver and boys take a double look when they see me driving stick :)
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    When only a night with the girls will help........have a friend who needs her girls right now, so this song is for her.... Lady Antebellum - Bartender http://youtu.be/_rHuitW9xDc...
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    Last night I had a weird dream that I was at some camp. I was doing target practice with a gun. For some reason they made people stand in front of the target and we had to hit...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M Mar 15

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    Every three years there has been a family tradition of going on a family vacation trip in my husbands family, this was supposed to be the eleventh such trip since my husbands...
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    I want to live a double life. I'm 15 years old. I make straight a's, I'm in the 10th grade of high school. I've never done drugs. I'm not pregnant. I know I won't be getting...
    tayyylorrrrr tayyylorrrrr 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 14

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    Double rainbow, double luck?County Kerry, Ireland. Summer 2014.
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    I did what everyone said was right. I went to college. At enrollment, it was a top 50 institution. I double majored in finance and accounting. I participated in honors programs...
    cannotgetabreak cannotgetabreak 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 15

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    THE INEVITABILITY OF PEACEFUL REVOLUTION 14th March 2015 By Lance Schuttler Guest Writer for Wake Up World Though the mainstream media desperately tries to continue the facade...
    AwefulAwesomeAwkward AwefulAwesomeAwkward 22-25 Mar 16

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    We met 15 yrs ago, fell madly in love, right from the gate! He was married, I was in a serious relationship. He left her, I left my bf..life struggles, bad timing, different paths...
    assholemagnet assholemagnet 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    The Double Amen In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. (John 1:1) Thus begins the marvelous portrayal of the Divinity of Jesus Christ...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I got this from Leeleekhaleesi , she is the awesome creator behind this perfect list. So hopefully you read this before you either write me or send me a friend request. Let's...
    camitheboss camitheboss 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Joe Kennedy Like Papa Bush was also a Nazi Sympathizer, which is exactly why after his removal as Ambassador to England he realized that it would have to be one of his Sons to run...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M Mar 22

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    I just feel that as a couple, you should want to work on things together. Spread things out evenly. But there's this double standard that if ur a woman you should be a submissive...
    MsScaredOfLonely MsScaredOfLonely 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I got caught the next day from the smell of tobacco. I can't remember where me and my friend got the cigarettes from the previous day. Any way, after the school we went somewhere a...
    Markus2 Markus2 41-45, M Mar 2

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    My mom would usually deal with any transgressions on the spot - pulling pants, underpants or pajama bottoms down around our ankles and generously apply her paddle to our bare...
    whitebirch999 whitebirch999 66-70, M Mar 2

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    I love Classical music. Soothing, it's a salve to calm the spirit. Inspiring, it creates images and sensations and helps bring about the mood to create something beautiful.Here is...
    VenusFactor VenusFactor 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    The biggest mistakes by most human beings listening half; understanding quarter, and telling double.
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    The biggest mistakes by most human beings listening half; understanding quarter, and telling double
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    Detachment And never have I felt so deeply at one and the same time so detached from myself and so present in the world. - Albert Camus Most of the teachers at one point believed...
    Strawberrryfieldsforever Strawberrryfieldsforever 16-17, F Mar 3

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    I had a double free so I had a plan to put up music really high and dance with my friends and I super glued the press so the principal couldn't lower it down. Now I'm running away...
    BulliedGirl15 BulliedGirl15 13-15, F Mar 3

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    We found out today that dad has to have radiotherapy again. His tumour has doubled in size since January. I have huge admiration for Dad. He has had cancer for the past fifteen...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    What Children Do............. ** For those who already have children past this age, this is hilarious. ** For those who have children this age, this is not funny. ** For those who...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 3

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