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Attitude - Rotationplasty: My Backwards Foot Television (Full Length Episode) – 2014 Documentary

Attitude - Rotationplasty: My Backwards Foot

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2014 Documentary

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In this Attitude episode, 14-year-old Sean Prendeville faces up to a complex and radical surgery: rotationplasty. For the bone cancer survivor the operation involves attaching his lower leg to the hip joint, rotating it and using the ankle as a ‘hinge’ for a prosthetic limb. The programme tracks the nature-mad Sean’s journey, from pre-surgery anxiety to rehab on his backwards right foot/knee; and the things that helped him through: his blue tongue lizard, challenge beads, Mum and family, and design student Jessica Quinn (who underwent the procedure when she was younger).

I think being negative will get you nowhere in life, and there's not really any point in being sad or frustrated about something...
– Sean