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Author: Princess Karina Created: 11/8/2009 7:47 AM
Here's a list of our interviews.

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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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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