Health Matters: A One-Legged Teenager Defies the Odds

By: Triston Sanders-Medical Anchor Email
By: Triston Sanders-Medical Anchor Email

May 26, 2011
A Florida girl who lost one leg and seriously injured another in an accident at the car wash continues to recover.
The college student is now a member of her school soccer team.
You'd never know college student Bree McMahon is wearing a prosthetic leg.
It's been nearly two years since the 19-year-old lost her left leg and severely injured her right one.
It happened during a freak accident at a car wash fundraiser for her then high school soccer team.
The soccer star is definitely making strides.
Bree is now a freshman at Brevard College in North Carolina.
And get this -- she's on the soccer team.
Bree's become an inspiration for others due to her optimism.


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