It takes a special kind of courage and willpower to see yourself with no legs and decide that you're going to be awesome at skateboarding. That's the case of skater Italo Romano, a guy who lost his legs in a train accident when he was 13.
Click to viewIf you're skydiving and your parachute fails, there's always a backup. But what if the backup fails, too? That's when you pray that you're jumping with a hero like Dave Hartsock, who risked his own life to save someone else's.
AP photographer Emilio Morenatti's left foot had to be amputated after he was injured in a bomb blast in Afghanistan. That didn't mean he stopped shooting, however.