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Kitten Sophie |before the operation to amputate her leg
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And Grant admitted that when making the toughest decision of his life to amputate his leg back in 2010, it was events like the Invictus Games and Paralympics that were in his mind.
Medics from the Yorkshire Air Ambulance were forced to amputate the woman's leg before she was airlifted to hospital.
Brian added: "I didn't know they were going to amputate my legs but I should have.
Two-year-old Robbie battled back from the brink of death, but surgeons had to amputate his left leg from below the knee, and his right leg was amputated above the knee.
The Wales hero - whose career included spells with Leeds United and Juventus - underwent heart surgery to clear a main artery, but circulation problems meant that surgeons were forced to amputate most of his once-golden right foot.
Paramedics were forced to amputate both legs in a desperate bid to save her life.
Due to the severe shrapnel extending up the right leg, doctors had to amputate just above the knee.
Surgeons amputated most of her right leg in January because of gangrene and this month she refused to let them amputate her left leg.
Aron Ralston, 35, became trapped in a canyon in the desert in 2003 and faced the horrible choice - die or amputate his own arm.