What Drives People to Want to Be Amputees?

Karl is a double amputee, but not by accident, birth or disease. He is an amputee by choice. Six years ago, Karl (who asked that his real name not be used) sat alone in a parked car with 100 pounds of dry ice and an obsession to destroy his legs. "The first thing I did was I used a wooden flour scoop to scoop some granulated dry ice into the bucket. ... It filled the wastebasket with carbon dioxide gas, which was 79 degrees below zero," he said. Over the next 45 minutes, Karl put his legs...Full Story
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