Cut in half man walks again

cut in half man walks again

He survived against all the odds; now Peng Shulin has astounded doctors by learning to walk again.

When his body was cut in two by a lorry in 1995, it was little short of a medical miracle that he lived.

Skin was grafted from his head to seal his torso – but the legless Mr Peng was left only 78cm (2ft 6in) tall.

[…]

Doctors at the China Rehabilitation Research Centre in Beijing found out about Mr Peng’s plight late last year and devised a plan to get him up walking again.

Full Story: Metro UK.

(via Lupa).

1 Comment

  1. mathematerrorist

    April 17, 2008 at 11:28 pm

    I had to: Science

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