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Heath Calhoun

Alpine Skier & Veteran

Providing encouragement and counseling for other amputees has become a serious interest for Heath. During his initial rehabilitation at Walter Reed, Heath became acquainted with a veterans support organization. The shared experiences of the group’s members proved to be invaluable to him during his recovery, and later he wanted to so the same for others. So he began sharing his experiences, successes, struggles, and the unique challenges that amputees face daily. Eventually, the group asked him to be a spokesperson and now he meets with and counsels the newly injured around the country. He also became an Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) certified peer visitor. Through this organization, he makes himself available to others who have lost limbs and provides emotional and informational support to them.

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Events featuring Heath Calhoun
Events featuring Heath Calhoun