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NBC News: Amputees fight for insurers to cover prostheses

By Associated Press, NBC News

09-06-2008

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. — After bone cancer forced the amputation of her right leg below the knee, Eileen Casey got even more bad news: Her insurer told her that she had spent her $10,000 lifetime coverage limit on her temporary[…]

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KARE 11: Minn. 5th grader Nick Nelson steps up for prosthetic limb bill

By John Croman, KARE 11

02-26-2010

Saint Paul, MN — Nick Nelson, and 11-year-old double leg amputee, had visited the State Capitol before on a school field trip. Thursday’s journey to Minnesota’s seat of government was completely different. The 5th grader from Lillydale was there to[…]

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KARE 11: Minneapolis mugging victim now helping other amputees

By Renee Tessman, KARE 11

02-17-2010

MINNEAPOLIS — Rob Rieckenberg was walking along the tracks that run under Washington Avenue in downtown Minneapolis about four-an-a-half years ago when his life changed forever. Rieckenberg said, “I was wrong place wrong time.” He was taking a shortcut from[…]

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FOX 9: Six Years Later Amputee Inspires

By FOX 9,

04-23-2011

A man who surprised doctors for surviving after losing his leg in a severe accident is now part of a group promoting change. On June 13th 2005, Rob Rieckenberg was mugged outside of a Minneapolis bar. The suspects left him[…]

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KARE 11: Soldier who lost his legs introduces prosthetic bill in MN House

By Scott Seroka, KARE 11

03-09-2011

ST. PAUL, Minn. — State Representative John Kriesel has introduced House File No. 847, a measure he hopes will help other people who have lost limbs. “It’s fair, it’s not asking for a heck of a lot, but it’s (about)[…]

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Kare 11: Wiggle Your Toes’ helps bombing victims heal

By KARE 11,

04-22-2014

MINNEAPOLIS — A year after the terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon, a team ran to benefit a Minneapolis-based non profit called “Wiggle Your Toes.” The non-profit helps people who have lost limbs return to a normal life, and they[…]

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