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Amputee Builds Prosthetic Lego Leg

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July 10, 2013
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Christina Stephens turned a terrible accident into something unique and inspiring. Stephens had a below the knee leg amputation after her foot was crushed as she changed the brakes on her car. Gillian Pensavalle shares what Stephens did with Legos, that is gaining her lots of attention.


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