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First Person: Finding My Voice as an Amputee Advocate

When I trained to be a lead advocate for the Amputee Coalition, I wondered how I would do in the role. I am not all that advanced with my knowledge around policy and politics, but I wanted to impact the system and create meaningful change. Who better to advocate than those who know what it is like to live with limb loss or limb difference?

When we think about awareness and advocacy, we often think within the narrow terms of political activism and legislation. But advocacy can take place in many places and many ways.

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