Jorge worked as a bus driver in Tlajormulco, Mexico. One day, as he was driving, the town was working on the highway. The city sent out trucks filled with water to wash the road down. Jorge was distracted a minute too long, and he crashed into the back of the truck. Upon collision, Jorge's legs were crushed. Soon the ambulance arrived, and he was taken to the nearby hospital. Despite the doctor's best efforts, an amputation was needed. Jorge was faced with many stresses. He wanted to work to support his children as they continued school. Jorge knew he needed to act to better his life. The insurance from his job gave him a "quick fix" prosthetic limb, but the leg was helping much.
After Jorge had learned about a clinic partnering with LIMBS, he went to the clinic and was fit for a new limb. Now, with therapy and the support of his family, Jorge is working to rebuild his life. He says in his words "I'm really looking forward to being able to walk the way I used to. Thank you very much to the foundation for this new opportunity."