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"To me, 'walking naturally' means to walk forward in life without pain ." -- Steven Scott, TO UNDERGO AMPUTATION

Childhood accident creates lifetime of pain

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In 1981, three weeks before my 3rd birthday, I rode my Big Wheel down the driveway into the street as a van was passing by. The vehicle's right passenger side tire struck me.

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I was struck by an oncoming vehicle and was trapped under it against the pavement with my Big Wheel. As the vehicle came to a stop, it scraped away body tissue on the upper and lower side of my right leg and foot. I was pinned under the vehicle for several minutes until the firefighters arrived.

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