While you wait for season 6 of The Real Housewives of New York to begin in March, take the opportunity to get to know one of its stars a little better. Aviva is the only native New Yorker in the cast. When she was 6, she injured her foot in a farm accident, eventually leading to the loss of her leg. After a wild child period, she settled down to earn a law degree and become an entrepreneur. She's no stranger to controversy and feels she has finally overcome the anxiety and phobias that ruled her life.