Amputee Coalition’s Limb Loss Awareness Month Launches on April 1

Manassas, VA – The Amputee Coalition’s Limb Loss Awareness Month launches on April 1. This annual event’s goal is to spread awareness about limb loss and limb difference and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of the over two million Americans who have experienced amputations or were born with limb difference...

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Last year (see "Confessions of a Comic Book Guy - Disney's Next Breakout Star") I wrote about how on the reboot of DuckTales there had been a season-long mystery concerning the whereabouts of Della Duck (twin sister of Donald and mother of Huey, Dewey, and Louie).  On the finale, we learn that Della had been marooned on...

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Della Duck, a cartoon figure with a disability

Della Duck is a brave and resourceful fowl, the sort that refuses to be defeated by a solo crash landing on the moon — even when it costs her a leg.Della, an elusive and lesser-known member of the Donald Duck family, took center stage in a new episode and quickly proved to be a groundbreaker,...

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Amputee advocates fight to stop overpriced treatment

Advocacy groups in the United States said many health insurance policies fail to cover the basic needs of people who have lost limbs.

Many face crippling medical bills and can’t access critical specialist care.

As CGTN’s Giles Gibson reports, community leaders are pushing for what they call “insurance fairness” in every U.S. state.

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Della Duck, Intrepid Space Explorer and Amputee, Comes to TV

Della Duck knows how to make an entrance, as she has proven on the animated Disney Channel series "DuckTales." She crash-landed on the moon in Saturday's episode, an accident that ends up costing her a leg. But the intrepid Della quickly fashioned a prosthetic limb from her wrecked spacecraft and carried on.

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