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Meet Amy Palmiero-Winters, amputee runner helping disabled kids

The "Melissa Harris-Perry" Foot Soldier this week is Amy Palmeiro-Winters, an amputee marathoner who helps children with physical disabilities build confidence through sports. Full story

Spring-Powered Leg Brace Puts Stroke Victims Back on Their Feet

After Donna Jang of California suffered a stroke in 1992, walking was extremely painful and sometimes impossible.  Today, she's ballroom dancing, thanks to a device called the Kickstart Walking System, a leg brace that helps people with neurological injuries regain movement. Full story

Boston Marathon bomb amputees offered prosthetics free of cost

(Reuters) - A trade group representing makers of artificial limbs on Tuesday promised to provide prosthetics free of cost to the estimated 20 to 25 victims of the Boston Marathon bombings who underwent amputations. Full story

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  Turtle gets 27th pair of prosthetic flippers

A sea turtle that had its fins shredded by a shark has received its 27th pair of prosthetic flippers at an aquarium in Japan. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Blind skateboarder navigates by hearing

Skateboarder Tommy Carroll lost his sight to retinal cancer at age 2 and has prosthetics where his eyes used to be. But the college sophomore found his love for skating in third grade and uses his hearing to orient himself as he moves around a skate park. Though he does sometimes fall, the worst he’

  Three-legged Alpaca fitted with prosthetic

An Alpaca in Oklahoma rejoins her herd after being fitted with a prosthetic leg. KFOR’s John Guthery reports.

  Toddler, parents take life one step at a time

An Oklahoma boy takes his first steps with a new prosthetic leg. KJRH's Andre Mohler reports.

  Arthritic Komodo dragon gets fitted with splint

While most Komodo dragons are ferocious, flesh-eating beasts, 19-year-old Ivan at the Phoenix Zoo has a “puppy dog-like reputation.” That’s why zookeepers there fitted the giant arthritic lizard with a special prosthetic splint to aid in his mobility. KPNX’s Hailey Frances reports.

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Amputee Adrianne Haslet-Davis, left, tries out a prosthetic leg.
Amputee Adrianne Haslet-Davis, left, tries out a prosthetic leg.

Injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, amputee Adrianne Haslet-Davis, left, tries out a prosthetic leg wih the help of physical therapist Kristen Vito, right. Brian Williams sat down with six amputee survivors at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital to hear their powerful stories of recovery, heal

Adrianne tries on a prosthetic leg, center, with the help of physical therapist Michelle Kerr, right.
Adrianne tries on a prosthetic leg, center, with the help of physical therapist Michelle Kerr, right.

Injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, Adrianne Haslet-Davis is now an amputee. Adrianne tries on a prosthetic leg, center, with the help of physical therapist Michelle Kerr, right, as her mother, Chauni Haslet, left, watches. Brian Williams sat down with six amputee survivors at the Spaulding Reha

The prosthetic leg and the crutch of Palestinian Asad Redwan, 31, are pictured as he swims in a pool inside al-Sadaka Club in Gaza City
The prosthetic leg and the crutch of Palestinian Asad Redwan, 31, are pictured as he swims in a pool inside al-Sadaka Club in Gaza City

The prosthetic leg and the crutch of Palestinian Asad Redwan, 31, are pictured as he swims in a pool inside al-Sadaka Club in Gaza City May 16, 2013 Redwan said his leg was amputated after he was hit in an Israeli air strike in 2009. The swimming training sessions are organized by the Merciful Hands

Naki'o, a dog with four prosthetic devices shows off one of his legs with the prosthetic and one of his legs without in Colorado Springs
Naki'o, a dog with four prosthetic devices shows off one of his legs with the prosthetic and one of his legs without in Colorado Springs

Naki'o, a dog with four prosthetic devices shows off one of his legs with the prosthetic and one of his legs without, in Colorado Springs April 12, 2013. Naki'o lost all four feet to frostbite when he was abandoned as a puppy in a foreclosed home. Picture taken April 12, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking