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Diabetes type 2: 'I blame myself for the loss of my leg'
Stephen Richardson admits he ignored advice about diet and exercise.

Triple amputee: My life has been the opposite of terrible

Chloe Axford

BBC Spotlight

Mark Ormrod
BBC

Former Royal Marine Mark Ormrod has been awarded an honorary degree by Plymouth Marjon University in recognition of his inspirational achievements.

The 35-year-old was seriously injured in Afghanistan and became the first triple amputee to survive the conflict.

He collected his Master of Sports Science honorary degree in a ceremony on the Plymouth campus.

The university says he has overcome tremendous challenges to work as an inspirational speaker, award-winning writer and peak performance coach.

He says his life has been anything but boring...

The Bournemouth man leading the UK's first disabled flying display team

Mike Wildeman had his left leg amputated 18 months ago.