Someone 2 Know: Adrianne Haslet

It seems a week doesn’t go by without reports of a terror attack and the lives lost.  But, how about those who live through it?  Last month Reno had a special visit from a survivor who spoke at the Women of Achievement luncheon (http://nevadawomensfund.org/) that Channel 2 was proud to help sponsor. Adrianne Haslet quickly…

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Amputee community: Give us ‘leg to stand on’

WASHINGTON – O&P stakeholders yesterday called on lawmakers to ensure that any healthcare reform plan does not return America to a pre-ACA world where amputees can’t afford a leg. “Before ACA, amputation was considered a pre-existing condition and there were unreasonable limits in insurance coverage,” said Dr. Jeff Cain, a Denver-based physician and head of…

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Bombing survivor takes to the runway

Boston bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet stole the show with her brave walk down the runway for Canadian designer Lesley Hampton at Vancouver Fashion Week. With her amputated leg proudly on display, Adrianne joined Irish plus -size model Tia Duffy in a glitzy show celebrating diversity. In 2013 ballroom dancer Adrianne was cheering on contestants in…

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