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Uxbridge, ON | E-mail: jfitz-gerald@sympatico.ca 

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Canada's first above-knee amputee firefighter

Michael Laughlin knows about perseverance. The 37-year-old overcame a horrific snowmobile accident in 2007 that resulted in 33 pins and screws holding his left side together, including a titanium forearm, femur and kneecap. Read the full story in the October issue of Canadian Firefighter Magazine: https://www.cdnfirefighter.com/leadership/mind-over-matter-42908

Michael Laughlin returned to light duty just five months after a motorcyle accident resulted in him losing a leg above the knee.