Robert Poirier, Walking on Air

Robert Poirier was struck by a drunk driver while riding a motorcycle to work at Big Bear Lake in Southern California one evening in late summer 1964. Poirier, who was 17 at the time, remembers waking up on the side of the road knowing immediately his right leg had...


(Bilateral AK/BK)

“The moment Don put on his new legs for the first time erased any doubt about what he would accomplish with them. His determination and enthusiasm are infectious to all the people he meets…”



“When I walk with my new leg, I feel like it is a part of me. Most people can’t even tell that I am an amputee!”


(Bilateral BK)

“Thankfully, along with my supportive and loving family, the SCP staff is also patient and understanding…”



“For the first time ever, I’ve decided not to hide it with a foam cover. I love the look of the carbon fiber and want to show off my leg.”