I was an abandoned baby left to die on the side of a street in Vietnam. I underwent several surgeries as a child, and now I will be graduating (for the second time) from a University in Canada. AMA.
I was a couple days old when I was found at the side of the road with my umbilical chord still attached. I was taken in by a farmer and stayed with his family for a few months before officially being put up for adoption in an orphanage.
My parents adopted me when I was around 20 months old (I was like a family Christmas present lol) and brought me back to Canada.
I was also born with a clubbed foot and couldn't walk by myself. This led to several surgeries as a kid to rebuild my foot but it ended up not working out in the end and I had a trans-tibial amputation when I was 16.
It's been a long road but I'm excited to be graduating from University this June. I had also completed a program a year previously.
I've done AncestryDNA and I know my estimated ethnicity but I got no hits on close family. I probably won't find out who my birth parents are.
I've been told many times that my story is quite interesting but I mainly wanted to post this AMA for people who are curious about leg amputees but are too afraid to ask in person.
EDIT: Adding proof. This is the letter the farmer left to me and translation of adoption papers
EDIT 2: Going to bed, thanks for the questions!