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Wounded warriors: Service members learn to live as amputees

Nearly 1,000 U.S. service members have undergone amputations in the eight years of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Among their post-battlefield challenges is adjusting to civilian life with a prosthetic.

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Article | Aug. 11, 2009, Afghanistan : After the blast, something didn't feel right, so 1st Lt. Joe Guyton looked down. Through the swirling dust, he glimpsed the white of his left shinbone. His right leg was gone, instantly vaporized, his uniform abruptly ending at the knee.

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