Bill Eskridge of Rexburg, Idaho is a patient at Rocky Mountain Artificial Limb and Brace. When asked how is friends would describe him he modestly says, “A computer person…An Officer in the Army…Retired…Someone who enjoys traveling”. A few other words come to mind such as determined and inspiring.
I am an amputee, a diabetic and a cancer survivor. These challenges have changed how I live my life, but they do not define my life. They are merely obstacles that every day I must overcome so I can concentrate on what does define me and what really matters; my roles as a father, a husband and a prosthetist in my own company, Bulow Orthotic & Prosthetic Solutions.
Daniel Luckett lost his leg and part of his foot on Mother’s Day, May 11, 2008, in northwest Baghdad. After ten months of recovery at Walter Reed Army Hospital, he returned to his unit in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He found Matt Bulow through the Wounded Warrior Project and fellow soldier and amputee, Staff Sgt. Alexander Shaw. Luckett knew he needed new prostheses for the next deployment, and he knew he needed them quickly.