Lacey Henderson was just nine years old when her leg was amputated above the knee in a lifesaving measure after the diagnosis of a rare soft tissue tumor in her knee. It was a tough time for a young girl, but Lacey’s focus wasn’t on the negative. Instead, she was raised with the mindset that if you want something you’ll find a way to make it happen – no matter the odds against you.
(I couldn’t help myself) Sorry for the Seinfeld reference…I just really love that it’s still on ALL THE TIME and appreciate each episode mostly because I’ve seen all of them at least three times. Okay, WOW… the holidays have CERTAINLY snuck up on us this year haven’t they?? (What is it about this season that makes life feel like it’s moving at light speed??) There are a couple traditions I have every… Read More
I have been a part of the Amputee Coalition’s Youth Camp in varying levels for years now. I have been a counselor for about 5 years now, and I am not exaggerating when I say that each year I go, I’m changed for the better. Camp is what made me confident and accepting of myself not only on the inside but as an amputee too. In my adolescent years, I pretty much… Read More