Beautiful Nigerian Girl Celebrates 7 Years of Being an Amputee (Photos)

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A young Nigerian lady whose leg was amputated several years ago has posted a touching message on social media as she marks her seven year anniversary.

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This beautiful female amputee has touched the hearts of social media users with an inspirational message about her life’s journey as a one-legged person.

She shared the photos above on her social media page and wrote a short piece titled: “TODAY I STILL REJOICE! Happy anniversary to me!”

Read it below:

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Today makes it the 7th year of my survival. I shall rejoice during the month of November because this is the month that I had my right leg amputated. 🙂 When God decided that I can be a better person than what I thought I might have been.

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November – the month when I stepped into the gravel road, it was never easy; the pain, tears, heartbreak, torture, depression and all the negative vices you can imagine.

After accepting myself for who I am, today I know happiness, love, care, faith, hope, strength and vision with a purpose to be alive because I never gave up. I was not cursed but God chose me to be His living testimony. He made it a point that I am different from majority. Look at me 7 years later, I am a queen and I have been positive.

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I am 20 years old, I am a confident young woman. I believe that disability is attitude. I believe I’m no difference from any woman and I cannot be defined less than that. Basically, I choose not to be defined by my challenges. So in my 7 years as an amputee, I have learned to have self-love, my clutches are my best accessories. I always have my beautiful smile as my make-up. It defines me before the world. It is the voice to my silence.

I see so much faith in myself and it scares me. To think of where I have been and where I am going makes me emotional. I will change the world tomorrow!

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I am happy with or without a limb!!

FOOTNOTE:

(1) That something wonderful is going to happen even with all the ups and downs.

(2) Never take a day for granted.

(3) Cherish the little things and hug the ones you love.

(4) No pain, no gain.

(5) I believe we are all bound to face challenges and when they come, we have got to be strong.

5 thoughts on “Beautiful Nigerian Girl Celebrates 7 Years of Being an Amputee (Photos)

  1. Good thoughts babe , u r really destined for greatness gal so go get it and let nothing hinder you.

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  2. You are a beauty to behold ,babe.you are queen.may God give you your heart desires ,may he help you to fulfill your dream. Go,gurl,the sky is your starting point.

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