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DALLAS (KDAF) — She’s been called a “hero” by Oprah and dazzled the country on Dancing with the Stars.

Amy Purdy is partially bionic and 100% inspirational. Her story picks up where it almost ended, a near-fatal infection that just so happened to change her life for the better.

Now, Amy is a professional snowboarder who has won silver and bronze medals in the Paralympics.

This interview is part of a 30-minute Second Shot Sitdown. Click here to listen to the full episode. For more information, visit