23: One Leg Up On Life


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Christy is one of six Air Force pilots to return to the sky after an amputation and is the first female of the group. She lost her leg in a boating accident and discusses her amazing comeback story. She is also the founder of One Leg Up On Life Foundation which provides prosthetics to the poor in Haiti. In this episode:

  • Reacting and surviving after a tragic event
  • Why she never doubted that she would return to the skies
  • Fighting through rehab and adjusting to life with a prostethic leg
  • The importance of sibling relationships
  • Why Christy decided to form her non-profit organization and the coolest moment from her time in Haiti

Christy is preparing to embark overseas on her first tour of duty. You can find out more about her and her organization at www.oneleguponlife.org

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