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Learning to Walk: Recovering from Meningoccoccal Septicaemia

ByLisa Burnette

On June 12, 2000 Lisa Burnette entered the Royal London Hospital, suffering from meningococcal septicaemia - a life-threatening infection. After the removal of her legs, nine operations and five months in hospital Lisa began a gruelling recovery process. Moving back to her native Australia, Lisa had to leave behind the carefree lifestyle of her early twenties and begin a new life; life as an amputee. It was to be the start of a powerful journey for Lisa. Of the strenuous physical challenges to recovery mapped against the inevitable emotional hurdles. It has been a journey with numerous layers, a journey she continues to this day and a journey that Lisa now makes, step by step.

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Publication Date
Mar 31, 2011
Language
English
ISBN
9781447581697
Category
Biographies & Memoirs
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Lisa Burnette

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EPUB

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