Tears of pain-free joy for double amputee riding an e-bike made just for her| ABC News



After losing both lower legs and most of her fingers, avid runner Merle Connell knew she needed to find a way to be active again.

Nine years ago, Ms Connell contracted group A streptococcal (GAS), a bacterial infection which, very rarely, can cause serious complications leading to septic shock and in some cases, the amputation of extremities.

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