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A Woman Who Lost Her Leg In A Terrifying Theme Park Accident Is Now A Catwalk Model

Vicky Balch, who lost her right leg from the knee down in a theme park accident in June, was modelling at an event organised by the Models of Diversity group.

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The show also featured Jack Eyers, a personal trainer and fitness model who is also an amputee.

Looking awesome on @ModsOfDiversity runway @JackEyers @MyShepherdsBush what an awesome show #change #equality

And Gemma Flanagan, a model and wheelchair user.

@WantHerDress A total pleasure modelling for you on Saturday..Thank you 💕 @ModsOfDiversity @vickyj_b @MyShepherdsBush

Balch was one of four people to sustain serious injuries in the Alton Towers incident and has spoken publicly about the difficult process of recovery.

Patrick Smith is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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