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Inspirational Aberdeen amputee hockey player honoured by the Queen speaks about her journey – Aberdeen Live

Tuesday, 2 August, 2022

Inspirational Aberdeen amputee hockey player honoured by the Queen speaks about her journey – Aberdeen Live

Lorna Clyne BEM

 
An amputee hockey player from Aberdeen, who has been awarded by the Queen, has spoken about her journey and finding new energy after losing her leg.

Lorna Clyne says she has not let her leg amputation hold her back. The 65-year-old began playing field hockey 45 years ago and went on to compete at a national level.

She also took up coaching and volunteering; however, after experiencing sore calves, Lorna was diagnosed with Giant Cell Arteritis - an inflammatory disease affecting the large blood vessels of the scalp, neck and arms. This led to three operations and leg amputation in 2017.

Read more at: https://www.aberdeenlive.news/news/inspirational-aberdeen-amputee-hockey-player-7386737

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