This amputee went viral for documenting her trip to Europe in the most creative way

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The INSIDER Summary:

  • Devon Gallagher traveled through Europe after graduating college.
  • She turned her prosthetic leg into a chalkboard that marked each destination.
  • She believes in remaining positive and facing challenges with humor.

Devon Gallagher travels in style. 

When the 23-year-old Philadelphia native and amputee needed to replace her prosthetic leg, she upgraded to a leg coated in chalkboard paint. On a recent post-graduation trip to Europe, she used it to mark her destinations and even had locals sign it.

Her series of cheeky travel photos made the front page of Reddit with over a million views.

This isn’t the first time Gallagher has charmed the internet with her inspired photos. Her graduation cap decoration also went viral on Reddit.

INSIDER spoke to Gallagher about her trip — keep reading to see some of her incredible pictures from her trip abroad, and how she faces challenges with humor and positivity.

SEE ALSO: This 26-year-old woman funds her world travels by finding odd jobs in her destinations

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Devon Gallagher was born with a congenital bone disease, and her foot was amputated when she was four.

She recently graduated from college with a degree in environmental engineering.

She had some time off between graduating and starting her job at a pharmaceutical company.

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