Local “Champ” Ryan Brozer presents Langley MP Mark Warawa with a commemorative envelope celebrating War Amps 100th anniversary. Submitted photo

Presentation commemorates 100th anniversary of War Amps

Envelope reflects long history of innovative programs through photos and text

Ryan Brozer, 12, of Langley, recently presented MP Mark Warawa with a Canada Post commemorative envelope which celebrates The War Amps 100th anniversary. The envelope reflects the association’s long history and innovative programs through photos and text.

The War Amps was started in 1918 by amputee veterans returning from the First World War to help each other adapt to life with amputation.

The association’s programs have grown over the past 100 years from assisting war amputees – whom they still serve – to all amputees, including children like Ryan, a member of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program.

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