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Timothy E. Halpin, 68, of Dumfries, Va. fell off his motorcycle and was struck by a tractor-trailer, police said.
Gloria and Alfred Edwards Jr. say they brought the woman from the Philippines to help her.
Doctors tried for a week to save her foot but had to amputate on Monday.
Near retiree is still battling after seven surgeries.