A seven-year-old girl with an amputated leg has been filmed showing new pink prosthetic blade to her friends for the first time, who hug her with happiness when they see it.
Anu, who had her leg amputated soon after she was born, is seen entering a school playground in Birmingham in the BBC Midlands Today footage, when her friends rush over to see her wearing the new activity prosthetic leg for the first time.
“Is that your new pink leg?” one girl is heard asking Anu. “Wow!” another child says to her, while a little girl with bunches is seen giving her a hug. The children then run around the playground together.
The new blade, which allows Anu to run and dance, has been custom made for her thanks to a £1.5m funding injection given to the NHS last year. The money was allocated for new research and to ensure that children have …