One-legged paralympian's Halloween costumes are awesome and inspiring

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Josh Sundquist, an amputee and Paralympian, is well know for his creative costumes that make the most of his one leg. (Josh Sundquist)

"When life hands you lemons, make awesome Halloween costumes" is the motto Josh Sundquist takes to heart every October. Sundquist, an amputee and Paralympian, is well know for his creative costumes that make the most of his one leg.

Sundquist was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer when he was 9 years old and his left leg was amputated. Cancer-free since he was a teenager, Sundquist is now a best-selling author and motivational speaker. He has also been a member of the U.S. Paralympic Ski Team and is currently on the U.S. Amputee Soccer Team.



Over the past few years, Sundquist has begun sharing his creative Halloween costumes that play off his one leg. Sundquist has been a partially eaten gingerbread man, the leg lamp from A Christmas Story, a flamingo, a foosball player, and an IHOP sign. This year, he's going as Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast.

Check out the video below to see how Sundquist made this year's costume.


Visit Sundquist's website to learn more about his story.
Photos and video used with permission.
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