Saturday, November 10, 2018

Knoxville businessman gifts the miracle of walking to Bahamas amputee

By Robert Grant

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Friday was a cold and rainy day in East Tennessee. It wouldn't match up to the sunny beaches of the Bahamas.

"The only thing I've got warm in my closet is my suit coat for church," Darren Pinder, a Bahamas native, joked. The East Tennessee weather wouldn't hurt his spirits, though, because the amputee was learning to walk again at Premier Surgical.

"Miracles do happen," he said. But just five years ago -- Darren, a diabetic, learned he would lose one of life's miracles: the ability to walk.  Read more >>