Health & Medicine

November 27, 2012

War veteran's robotic arm hums to life with pioneering surgery

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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