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Boston victims get free prosthetics

Boston victims get free prosthetics
Posted Wednesday, May 1st 2013 @ 6am  by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– People who lost limbs in the Boston Marathon bombing don't need to worry about paying for prosthetics if they aren't covered by insurance, an industry group has pledged. The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association has promised to supply prosthetics and initial services for the estimated 20 to 25 victims who underwent amputations after the blasts, including a 10-year-old boy and two victims who lost both legs, Reuters reports.

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