She lost both legs to meningitis when she was 19.
Then she became a professorial snowboarder.
Hear Amy Purdy discuss the power of obstacles.
"Many New Orleans natives I met working at the pet shelters had lost their homes, jobs, cars, worldly possessions, and did not know where all their family were. When I asked them if taking care of the pets was important to their sense of resiliency and positive mental health, the answer was always a resounding ‘yes!’ " —Stephanie R. Ostrowski, Captain, U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) veterinary team.
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