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Amy Purdy

American,  Actress
Total Quotes : 99
Happen Lives Meant

I feel that losing both my legs was a blessing. It was meant to happen to me: I wouldn't have had the opportunity to touch so many lives in such a positive way.

- Amy Purdy

I Am Kind Person

I am not an over-the-top kind of person.

- Amy Purdy

Snowboarding Through High

All through high school, I was incredibly healthy. I loved the outdoors, and I loved snowboarding because of the freedom.

- Amy Purdy

My Life Always Reason

I always say snowboarding saved my life. It gave me a reason to focus on the future; it gave me something to be passionate about.

- Amy Purdy

Think Means Courses

A lot of times, people think 'para' as far as 'paralyzed.' 'Para' means 'alongside,' so the Paralympics are alongside the Olympics on the same courses, the same hills.

- Amy Purdy

I Am Healthy Fullest

Every day that I am healthy, I want to use that day to its fullest now.

- Amy Purdy

Bad Day Bad Going

For me, a bad day is when I have nothing going on.

- Amy Purdy

Think Hours Sure

That's the problem with bacterial meningitis: it progresses really fast. You think you have the flu, and they say within 15 hours it's severely deadly - for sure within the first 24 hours - but even the first 15 hours.

- Amy Purdy

Say Miss Really

I can't really say I miss my toes.

- Amy Purdy

Believe Contagious

I believe inspiration is contagious.

- Amy Purdy

Year Needed I Remember

After I lost my legs, all I wanted to do was snowboard again. I remember spending an entire year on the computer, looking for 'adaptive snowboarders' or 'snowboard legs' or 'adaptive snowboard schools' or just something that I could connect to. I already knew how to snowboard - I just needed to find the right legs.

- Amy Purdy

Embrace Deal Best Way

For me, I just began, eventually, to embrace what I had. This is what I have to deal with and, not just deal with, but this is what I have to share, and how can I do that the best way.

- Amy Purdy

Challenge Always Guess

I guess I'm always up for a challenge.

- Amy Purdy

Away I Remember Shared

After I lost my legs, I got invited to my old high school, and I shared my stories with all the classes. I remember I was so nervous and didn't know where to start, but I knew I had information they could take away.

- Amy Purdy

Chance Second Chance Got

I got this second chance at life, and I live it.

- Amy Purdy

My Life Hands Became

At the age of 19, the day after I graduated high school, I moved to a place where it snowed, and I became a massage therapist. With this job, all I needed were my hands and my massage table by my side and I could go anywhere. For the first time in my life, I felt free, independent, and completely in control of my life.

- Amy Purdy

Need Reach Humans

As humans, we need to reach out for support.

- Amy Purdy

Want How Throw

As for how do I respond to those who want to throw stones, well, I don't.

- Amy Purdy

Money Think Like

I didn't think about money or cars or anything like that.

- Amy Purdy

Myself Want Other

I don't want to see myself as this sad, disabled girl. I know that. I don't want other people to see me as that, either.

- Amy Purdy