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  • THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2015

    Kids receive prosthetic hands fit for superheroes

    First it was a pair of green fists modeled after the Incredible Hulk’s. Then, Jordan Wilkes found two sets of razor-like Wolverine claws. He settled on a round plastic shield …


  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014

    Kids who’ve lost limbs find kinship at Camp No Limits on Lake CdA

    While other campers were playing wheelchair basketball inside, avoiding a rare rainy summer day on Lake Coeur d’Alene, 6-year-old Addison Benson ran around outside on her prosthetic legs. For Benson, …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26, 2012

    A whole new person

    A 12-year-old boy in southwest Afghanistan is attending school, playing soccer and helping around his home with the aid of a prosthetic leg he received this year during a three-month …


  • FRIDAY, AUG. 3, 2012, 10:15 A.M.

    UI prof’s ‘blade runner’ research aims at better prosthetic limbs

    A University of Idaho professor’s research not only helped clear “blade runner” Oscar Pistorius to run in the Olympics - it also may open the door to a new generation …


  • SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2010

    New feet, real life

    One of North Idaho’s worst cases of child abuse is now a remarkable story of recovery. Kyra Wine, whose feet were amputated after she was badly abused by her mother’s …


  • FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2010, 7:07 P.M.

    New prosthetics will help abuse victim keep active

    One of North Idaho’s worst cases of child abuse is now a remarkable story of recovery. Kyra Wine, whose feet were amputated after she was badly abused by her mother’s …


  • TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2007

    Visual artist

    Kim Erickson is an artist. Anyone who sees his work would not doubt that for an instant.


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