Inspiring Woman Triumphs Over Amputations, Shows Off Beach Body

Inspiring Woman Triumphs Over Amputations, Shows Off Beach Body

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A woman who lost all four limbs to flesh-eating bacteria, has shared her beach body with the world — proclaiming she’s finally become comfortable with who she is.

Aimee Copeland battled through the ordeal four years ago following a zip-lining accident. Doctors had to remove both her hands, her right foot and left leg to save her life.

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Her recovery and the way she has spoken out about it has inspired others who have great physical trauma. She even delivered the commencement speech at Georgia Gwinnett College last month.

She’s been fitted with bionic limbs and has gone back to an active lifestyle in the years since, but it was only recently, on a vacation trip to Puerto Rico, that she says she was comfortable to let the world see her in a bikini.

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“It has taken me a long time to become comfortable with and accept my new body,” Copeland wrote on Facebook. “The scars and skin grafting build character! It’s not about what you have — what you do with what you have is what really counts.”

(WATCH the speech below from Georgia Gwinnett College or READ more at The Daily Mail)

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