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In this Feb. 5, 2013 photo, Anaplastologist Hernan Baron, right, prepares to fit a prosthetic hand on Maria Cecilia Gomez, who lost her hand while working for a plastics company, in Bogota, Colombia. Baron has been making silicone prosthetic body parts for over 15 years for patients who range from police who have lost fingers in the line of duty to victims of road and work accidents. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
In this Feb. 5, 2013 photo, Anaplastologist Hernan Baron, right, prepares to fit a prosthetic hand on Maria Cecilia Gomez, who lost her hand while working for a plastics company, in Bogota, Colombia. Baron has been making silicone prosthetic body parts for over 15 years for patients who range from police who have lost fingers in the line of duty to victims of road and work accidents. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

Thirteen of the 188 people injured during the Boston Marathon explosions are confirmed to be amputees. And there’s no doubt that those who lost limbs have a long physical and emotional journey ahead of them.

Guests

Posie Mansfield, founder of the COP (Cornell Orthotics and Prosthetics) Amputee Support Group in Beverly.

This segment aired on April 18, 2013.

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