Tony Lawless

Tony Lawless

They thought it was “growing pains.” When Tony Lawless developed pain in his left wrist at the age of 19, the first doctor he saw told him not to worry. The former high school football and lacrosse player had always been active, always healthy, and there didn’t seem...
Phantom Limb Pain

Phantom Limb Pain

Journalist Michael Weisskopf was on assignment in Baghdad for Time magazine’s 2003 “Person of the Year”—the American soldier—when a tragic accident severed his right hand. He still recalls in surreal detail the moment he saw a grenade on the floor of the Humvee he was...