Pinkie power: Mesa State senior draws attention for amputation

No. 8 of the Top Ten stories for 2008

Mesa State College’s Trevor Wikre chose to have his little finger on his right hand amputated after a severe dislocation during practice Tuesday. The inside offensive linesman plays right guard for the Mavericks. He would have missed the remainder of his senior year football season without the surgery.



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Mesa State College’s Trevor Wikre chose to have his little finger on his right hand amputated after a severe dislocation during practice Tuesday. The inside offensive linesman plays right guard for the Mavericks. He would have missed the remainder of his senior year football season without the surgery.

Trevor Wikre made a difficult life-changing decision with barely a blink of the eye. His willingness to amputate his right pinkie so he could finish the Mesa State College football season…




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