Someone 2 Know: Adrianne Haslet

It seems a week doesn’t go by without reports of a terror attack and the lives lost.  But, how about those who live through it?  Last month Reno had a special visit from a survivor who spoke at the Women of Achievement luncheon (http://nevadawomensfund.org/) that Channel 2 was proud to help sponsor. Adrianne Haslet quickly…

Amputee community: Give us ‘leg to stand on’

WASHINGTON – O&P stakeholders yesterday called on lawmakers to ensure that any healthcare reform plan does not return America to a pre-ACA world where amputees can’t afford a leg. “Before ACA, amputation was considered a pre-existing condition and there were unreasonable limits in insurance coverage,” said Dr. Jeff Cain, a Denver-based physician and head of…

Bombing survivor takes to the runway

Boston bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet stole the show with her brave walk down the runway for Canadian designer Lesley Hampton at Vancouver Fashion Week. With her amputated leg proudly on display, Adrianne joined Irish plus -size model Tia Duffy in a glitzy show celebrating diversity. In 2013 ballroom dancer Adrianne was cheering on contestants in…

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Mastering Your Reality: Adrianne Haslet

In every moment, you choose who you want to be and how you want to live your life. It’s your ultimate power, and your inescapable responsibility. You’re the master of your reality. It doesn’t always feel that way, though. Too often, we believe the awful fictions of our fears, believe our misguided assumptions and our…

Amputee’s dancing dream

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Adrianne Haslet has been inspiring people from all over the world with her resilient recovery from the Boston Marathon Bombings where she lost her left leg below the knee. She has had an outpouring of encouragement from the amputee community…

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Adrianne Haslet-Davis: The Survivor Diaries

Follow the journey of professional dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a Boston Marathon bombing survivor who had her lower left leg amputated after shrapnel tore through it. Haslet-Davis agreed not only to allow CNN to follow her journey to recovery, but also agreed to film her everyday life in video diaries. The exclusive videos she shared with…