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Prosthetic legs stolen from double-amputee high school wrestler

Brett Winters was born with a condition that resulted in his legs being amputated at 8-months-old.
Credit: Family Photo/Holly Winters

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Why would someone steal prosthetic legs from a double-amputee high school athlete?

That's what many people want to know.

Brett Winters is a senior at Pacific High School in San Bernardino, Calif.

Credit: Facebook

He was born without tibia bones in his legs. As a result, his legs were amputated when he was eight months old. He now uses different pairs of prosthetic legs, depending on his activity.

Last week, someone stole the legs he uses for wrestling from the school gym.

Since the thefts, one of the legs was recovered by his teammates. He made that announcement in a thread on a Facebook page.

My son Brett Winters attends Pacific high school. This is his senior year. He has been on the varsity wrestling team since freshman year. My son Brett Winters is the only bilateral above the knee...

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