"There's nothing you can't do on a prosthetic leg."
November 7, 2011 8:13 AM Subscribe
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"Every day in the U.S., about 500 people lose a limb. About 1,800 amputation surgeries are performed each year in Oklahoma. More than 1,600 of those — about 90 percent — are lower body amputations. So every day in Oklahoma, four people lose part or all of a leg." (Nationally, the most common procedure is toe amputation.) "These are the stories of four people living in Oklahoma — a mother, a senior, a Marine and a student — all living life on at least one prosthetic leg": Standing Tall
of some of the photos from the feature. The article was originally formatted on this page
online, before the Tulsa World turned it into a special feature.