Meet the Marine Who Lost a Leg and Gained a Modeling Career

Ripped, tattooed underwear model Alex Minksy will take your breath away. Not because he's beautiful — he is! — but because his story is heart-squeezingly inspiring. » 6/18/13 9:30am 6/18/13 9:30am

Weta Workshop Designs Mermaid Tail Prosthetic For Amputee

"A prosthetic is a prosthetic, and your body has to be comfortable with it and you have to mentally make it part of yourself," says Nadya Vessey, who now has the prosthetic of her dreams. » 2/28/09 11:30am 2/28/09 11:30am

Swimmer Loses Her Leg, Goes On To Compete in the Olympics

South African swimmer Natalie du Toit didn't win a medal in Beijing, but she is still one of the most inspiring Olympians of this year's Games. Du Toit, 24, lost her left leg in a motorcycle accident in 2001, a year after she failed to qualify for the Sydney Games. Three months after her leg was amputated at the knee… » 8/21/08 12:30pm 8/21/08 12:30pm