By Sara Scheller, BCLC
Marine Corps Lance Corporal Matias Ferreira, age 22 and an Atlanta native, lost both of his legs 11 months ago while serving in Afghanistan. His recovery took place at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, just outside of Washington, D.C. Now LCpl Ferreira walks -- and runs -- on prosthetic legs.
With Thanksgiving approaching, a season of eating and giving in America, it’s not only about the notion of thankfulness, but gratefulness. Did your Granny, like mine, always say to you come Thanksgiving, “Remember that children elsewhere have it worse than you?”
By Jodi Prohofsky, Ph.D., LMFT, Senior Vice President, Health Management Operations, CIGNA