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  • Emma Miles

    Reelsville, Indiana

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can use both of my legs and return to a normal life. October 5, 2008, around 2:00 pm, my sister Victoria, my brother Tyler, and me were on a four-wheeler. A King Quad to … Continue reading

  • Kelsey Rozema

    New Lenox, Illinois

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can go to college. A better life is what we are all striving to create, and Dr. Smith has always remembered that. In our twenty years together, he has always put my emotional well … Continue reading

  • Susan Reader

    Youngstown, Ohio

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can stand and walk on my own two legs. In May of 2008, my boyfriend Angelo and I decided to travel down to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for Bike Week. The trip was off … Continue reading

  • Dorothy Yon

    Folcroft, Pennsylvania

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can now “WALK ON BOTH LEGS!” (my own, not prosthetic) and do almost everything that I used to do before. My husband and I were involved in a very bad accident while walking to our car, … Continue reading

  • Kathleen Hobin

    Madison, Connecticut

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can walk!

  • Jay Cooney

    Jacksonville, Florida

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can be athletic again. Prior to my accident, I was a very athletic guy. I ran 5 miles 3 times a week, played on a volleyball league 2 days a week during the winter, and a … Continue reading

  • Barbara Campbell

    Somerset, Pennsylvania

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can be an orthopaedic surgeon! I was a navy brat and at age 13, I was hit by a car while riding my bike on base in Japan. I was thrown 30 ft into the air … Continue reading

  • Zavina Castaneda

    Los Angeles, California

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can ride a bicycle again.

  • Carl Thulin

    Brant Beach, New Jersey

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I will be able to walk on the beach, dance with my wife and continue to serve my community.

  • Rosemarie Tye

    Madison Heights, Michigan

    Because of my orthopaedic care, I can climb up the bleachers to cheer on my grandsons when they play and perform; walk the beaches in Port Austin, MI; do my favorite “thing” at the Ann Arbor, Plymouth, and Wyandotte Art … Continue reading