1984 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 3rd prize

Bill Frakes

The Miami Herald

01 January, 1983

Missy Koch (22), a model and star athlete, lost her leg due to cancer. After the amputation she took the long road back, learned to walk again and now motivates other disabled people by example.

About the photographer

Bill Frakes

Bill Frakes is a Sports Illustrated staff photographer, based in Florida. He has worked across the USA, and in more than 135 countries worldwide, for a wide variety of editorial ...

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