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Learning to Accept, and Master, a $110,000 Mechanical Arm
November 26, 2012 – By James Dao, The New York Times

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Credit: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

SAN ANTONIO — After the explosion, Cpl. Sebastian Gallegos awoke to see the October sun glinting through the water, an image so lovely he thought he was dreaming. Then something caught his eye, yanking him back to grim awareness: an arm, bobbing near the surface, a black hair tie wrapped around its wrist.
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