The boy born with no ankles or knees who can now own a pair of shoes for the first time – thanks to his amazing new legs

The boy born with no ankles or knees who can now own a pair of shoes for the first time – thanks to his amazing new legsTed Johnson, 3, was born without shinbones, knees or ankles Has the rare condition tibial hemimelia, where shinbone is missingHad to have his legs amputated when he was a year oldHas had previous prosthetic legs, but this is the first time he's had feet By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 12:10 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:33 GMT, 21 March 2013 A little boy born without shinbones, knees or ankles is finally able to own his first pair of shoes after being fitted with special prosthetic legs with feet.

Why buying your varifocals online can leave you seeing red: Our test proves those cheap deals aren"t always as good as they look

Why buying your varifocals online can leave you seeing red: Our test proves those cheap deals aren't always as good as they look | UPDATED: 02:42 GMT, 2 October 2012 Anyone who wears glasses knows they don’t tend to come cheap — the cost of frames, lenses, lens coatings and cases can mount up to hundreds of pounds.

Meet 6ft 5in teen Emma Cahill, whose size 14 feet wouldn’t even fit Peter Crouch’s boots

“I love shoes but can”t find any that fit”: Meet 6ft 5in teen Emma, whose size FOURTEEN feet are too big for Peter Crouch”s bootsEmma Cahill, 19, has one of biggest pairs of feet of any woman in EuropeOxford Brookes student from Worcester finds it “impossible” to find shoesOwns one pair of heels from US, which she repaints three times each year. Like any girl of her age, Emma Cahill loves to wear heels.

How China trains its children to win gold – standing on a girl"s legs as young boys hang from bars

Torture or training Inside the brutal Chinese gymnasium where the country”s future Olympic stars are beaten into shapeNanning Gymnasium in Nanning, China, is one of many ruthless training camps in ChinaHere children, some as young as five, battle to complete the demanding routines on bars, rings, and mats