Saturday 24 February 2018

See the inspiring way this woman documented her travels on her prosthetic leg

Devon Gallagher turned her prosthetic into a chalkboard, writing each of her locations on it in brightly coloured chalk and inspiring Reddit with her holiday pics.

(Devon Gallagher)
(Devon Gallagher)

By Georgia Humphreys

A young woman travelling around Europe decided to scrawl the name of each destination she visited on her prosthetic leg.

Devon Gallagher, 23, from Philadelphia, was born with a congenital bone disease and had her right leg amputated aged four. But before she set off on her month-long trip around Europe, the college graduate decided to something a bit different with her prosthetic – cover it in chalkboard spray paint.

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(Devon Gallagher)

Photos Devon later shared on Reddit show some incredible moments from her travels around Europe, from her sitting on a wall high above Barcelona, cruising on a boat in Budapest and posing by the water in Copenhagen – all with the location written visibly in a variety of brightly coloured chalk on her prosthetic. Yep, it’s a pretty epic photo album.

Check out some of Devon’s travel snaps:

Vienna

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(Devon Gallagher)

Copenhagen

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(Devon Gallagher)

Prague

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(Devon Gallagher)

Budapest

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(Devon Gallagher)

Paris

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(Devon Gallagher)

Cliffs of Moher

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(Devon Gallagher)

Dublin

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(Devon Gallagher)

Amsterdam

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(Devon Gallagher)

Brussels

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(Devon Gallagher)

Bet you’re feeling pretty inspired right now? We know we are.

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