there is hope for young uns yet!!!! i know iits the naafi but feck it 'Amputate my leg so I can become an athlete' brave 11-year-old girl tells doctors | Mail Online A brave schoolgirl has decided to have her leg amputated - because she wants to become a world-class athlete. Danielle Bradshaw, 11, does not need to have her useless right leg removed but has chosen to go under the knife in a bid for sporting glory as a Paralympian. i liked this comment!!! Mum Debbie Quigley, 36, said: 'Danielle suggested it to the doctors. They could have done re-constructive surgery but she said: "What's the point of dragging around something that doesn't work?".'