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The Boy With The Backwards Leg
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The Boy With The Backwards Leg
Instead of amputating entirely, doctors removed the cancer from Dugan Smith's leg and put it back on backwards. Now Smith wears a prosthesis, uses his ankle as a knee, and plays sports.


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Posted by Tibor on May 24, 2011
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Posted by Tibor on May 24, 2011 at 8:57 pm
I thought this to be interesting. Does anyone know of another "ingenious" surgery done with limbs?
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