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Mrs. Bolivia International - Activist -Amputee's advocate- Elizabetth Bress

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Published on Mar 1, 2012

Interview on "Amague" TV Show speaking about Elizabeth Bress' story. Elizabeth Bress, Managing Partner with SOS Medical; was born in Santa Cruz-Bolivia, graduated college with a BA in Business and a Masters in Marketing and soon after travelled to North America to pursue and fulfill other life-long dreams.

Elizabeth Bress is also a Below Knee Amputee (BKA) -- Due to a congenital disorder; she was born without her fibula and had her right leg amputated at the age of 11. Despite the challenges of growing up in a third world country with limited medical resources, constant social criticism and bullying, Elizabeth repeatedly triumphed over adversity. In 2001; against her family's wishes, Elizabeth moved to the United States and found success in New York and Los Angeles as an actress and model while representing her country as Mrs. Bolivia International 2004. However; in 2008 Elizabeth felt it was time to utilize her education and personal experiences to focus on more meaningful goals. In June of that year Elizabeth joined SOS Medical as a managing partner. www.sosmedicalonline.com

Elizabeth's difficulty in finding high quality prosthetics that are aesthetically pleasing and geographically accessible has played a large part in her mission to fill a need she has struggled to meet her entire life thus the reason her personal interest to open the prosthetics division at SOS Medical, where she aspires to help thousands of amputees in Los Angeles and around the world and give a message of hope to everyone that has faced adversity.

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