Toddler receives support from amputees after lawnmower accident

04/16/2013 | USA Today

Former wrestler and amputee Steve Chamberland has pledged the support of his charity, 50 Legs in 50 Days, to make sure that a Florida toddler who lost both legs below the knees in a lawnmower accident this week gets the prosthetic help she needs. Chamberland has pledged to keep the girl in top-quality prostheses throughout her life, and many estimate that the number of devices she will need as she grows could end up costing $100,000 or more. A local church has established a fund for medical expenses, and Shriners Hospital for Children has agreed to provide free care, including prostheses and rehabilitation.

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