A new leg and a new lease on life for Linfield’s Alex Ruiz
Alex Ruiz was living his dream playing quarterback at Linfield Christian High in Temecula, but what seemed like another ordinary football game last October changed his life completely. Alex dislocated his right knee and tore an artery. At the age of 17, Alex had a life altering decision to make – wear a boot for the rest of his life with little mobility, or amputate his right leg below the knee. This is Alex Ruiz’s story.