I only knew Aimee Mullins from her role in Matthew Barney’s CREMASTER cycle; this video of her TED talk helped fill in some gaps.
Also: I am totally coveting those legs she scored from Alexander McQueen. Seriously. They remind me of this sideboard my mom used to have, but in a far more awesome, less doily-covered way.
Also also: Best line? “Pamela Anderson has more prosthetic in her body than I do, and no one calls her disabled.”