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Author: Princess Karina Created: 9/14/2009 6:09 AM
Here's a list of inspirational articles just for kids.

An interview with Elizabeth Creswell, Director of Amputeddy

Phone: (931) 909 – 9955
Email: ElizabethCreswell@amputeddy.com
Web Site: www.amputeddy.com

Q1: What was your inspiration for creating the bears and writing the books?

The Amputeddies were first made for the president of the company Jean Boelter, who became a lower extremity amputee at the age of five. The first bear was made out of an old dish towel

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Meet Molly. She's a gray speckled pony who was abandoned by her owners when Katrina hit southern Louisiana, USA . She spent weeks on her own before finally being rescued and taken to a farm where abandoned animals were stockpiled. While there, she was attacked by a pit bull terrier, and almost died. Her gnawed right front leg became infected and her vet went to LSU for help. But LSU was overwhelmed, and this pony was a welfare case. You know how that goes.

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My big sister is “disabled.” When we were younger, other words were used-- most of them negative. As a toddler, I wrote letters to my Dad, asking him to fix things and signed them “your unhappy baby.” My Grandmother often told me to feel sorry for my sister because she was different. I didn’t and I don’t.

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Teenage Tara

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Princess Karina

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Sandie is a young woman who has recently graduated from art school. She was born with limb differences.

The following article is based on an in-person conversation and emailed questions that she answered.

Sandie or Chun-Shan lives and works in Chicago as a visual artist. The following article was based on a "virtual interview" (she sent us answers to questions via email).

Sandie is originally from Taiwan and has both upper and lower limb differences that are congenital.

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Alexis is 12 years old and was born with a below elbow right hand amputation. She believes that she can do anything that she sets her mind to.

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