Ask Aaron Live with Courtney Godfrey
On Friday, May 1st, Aaron talked with news reporter Courtney Godfrey on Instagram Live. As a news reporter, Courtney is usually the person responsible for reporting current events but in 2017, she found herself on the other side of the story. A boating accident led to Courtney losing her left leg just below the knee. Her story of resilience and positivity at a time when she easily could have shown other emotions is inspiring.
Courtney Godfrey is a mom, wife, and news reporter located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 2017, Courtney found herself on the other side of the story. A boating accident led to Courtney losing her left leg just below the knee. Since losing her leg, Courtney has made it her mission to help other new amputees through advocacy and showing everyone there is much more life to live.
Amputation Level:Unilateral below-the-knee
Occupation: News Reporter for Fox9 News, the Fox affiliate in Minnesota
Interests: Family, fitness, health, travel, and shoes!
Tips for new amputees: Choose positivity, Keep moving forward, use your resources, get involved – you will motivate and inspire others.