Watch Adorable Reaction of Little Girl’s Friends to Her New Pink Prosthetic

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreThis 7-year-old girl has lived her whole life with only one leg – so when her friends see her sporting a brand new pink prosthetic, they can’t contain their joy.Anu, who is a student at an elementary school in Birmingham, England, can be seen striding confidently into her playground in this clip from the BBC Midlands Today. Her friends can be heard saying “Is that your new pink leg?” and “Wow!”Another little girl simply wraps up Anu in a big hug before they all start playing on the tarmac.RELATED: Watch the Tears as Community Pays For Beloved Crossing Guard’s Prosthetic RepairsAnu’s leg was amputated soon after she was born. Her new prosthetic, supported by the West Midlands Rehabilitation Center, will allow the 7-year-old to run, dance, and play just like her friends.The purity of welcome she received is enough to bring a grown man to tears.(WATCH the video below)Click To Share This Sweet Story With Your Friends AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Woman Dies Water Tubing On Peconic Bay

first_imgA family boat excursion on Peconic Bay turned deadly when a woman who had been tubing suffered a medical event and abruptly died.Southampton Town Police said four people were on board a pontoon boat in the open water on Sunday, August 4: the skipper, his wife, their 13-year-old daughter, and the skipper’s 65-year-old cousin. The teenager and the cousin, a woman, were water tubing. Eventually, they fell off the tube and the boat came around to pick them up. The teen climbed aboard but the woman told the others she couldn’t hoist herself up.They said she then lost consciousness. Southampton Town and Suffolk County rescue squads were called to the scene. A plane spotted the boat and a marine unit raced to the location. She was dead by the time help arrived. Police did not release the name of the deceased as of press time.Pedestrian Run DownAnn Marie Christina, 38 of East Quogue was walking in North Babylon with a companion on July 29, when she was struck by a utility van, causing fatal injuries. The driver fled the scene but Suffolk County police say they tracked him down.Donnell Hicks, 26, of Queens, was arrested and charged with a felony count of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, a felony.Hicks was subsequently indicted on August 2, although he said he was unaware he struck a pedestrian. Another witness said the accused stopped briefly, saw the fallen woman, and then drove off.The van also struck Eric Krems, 40, who sustained non-life-threatening injuries; no further information was [email protected] Sharelast_img read more