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Cure Couture

To lessen the pain of a family tragedy, one woman dressed up her crutches and found a fashionable calling.

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This story appears in the December 2006 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

What: Designer crutches and crutch accessories
Who: Laurie Johnson of LemonAid Crutches
Where: Edwards, Colorado
When: Started in 2004
How much: $100,000

Leg casts decorated with Sharpie markers are so five years ago. What's the new must-have item for the injured fashionista? Designer crutches, of course.

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