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Bionic legs help paralyzed patient walk at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
The Mercury News

Surrounded by weight machines, parallel bars and exercise cycles, Stephanie Sablan is focusing all her energy on one simple task: Walking. Each step is a remarkable achievement, as Sablan is paralyzed from the waist down. A combination of cutting-edge technology and her own exertion allows Sablan to walk around the room multiple times, first with a walker and then with crutches.