WATCH: Amy Purdy Gives Amazing Performance On Dancing with the Stars

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By Michael Lewittes



Amy Purdy and Derek Hough performed a beautiful and emotional Contemporary routine on Monday’s “Dancing with the Stars.”

Before they hit the dance floor, the double amputee told the inspiring story of how she contracted Bacterial Meningitis, had her spleen and kidney removed and went on to become a champion snowboarder.

The pair’s dance told the story of how Purdy learned to walk again with her prosthetic legs, and there was hardly a dry eye in the audience after their performance.

Guest judge Robin Roberts shared, “I hope that you know what you are doing for people when they see you dance every week.”

Purdy and Hough received a high score of 36 out of 40.

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