Amy Purdy Says How She Lost Legs, Does Dance With Derek Hough on Ellen (VIDEOS)

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(Warner Bros. Television)

By Michael Lewittes


(Warner Bros. Television)

Amy Purdy opens up about surviving a deadly strain of meningitis and losing her legs at the age of 19 on Monday’s “Ellen DeGeneres Show” (video below). She’s joined by her “Dancing With The Stars” partner Derek Hough, who says he only returned to the show when he heard she was competing.

The two tell DeGeneres about Purdy’s “toe” falling off during practice. Hough and Purdy then show off their dance moves. Check out the interview and performance below!

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