How Hari Got A Brand New Foot For Free

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While attempting to jump onto a train in Jaisalmer, India seven years ago, Hari Dass Babaji slipped between the platform and track. The train’s wheels crushed his right foot, and it was later amputated. But since then, Hari has gotten around just fine—on a prosthetic leg that he got for free from an Indian care organization. While studying abroad in India, I got to know Hari and the story of the Jaipur foot, the world's cheapest and most widely distributed prosthesis.

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Posted on 3/19/2009 by

Pete Muller

Pete  Muller

Some of these images are really terrific! Nice work!

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