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The Artificial Leg is Invented


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Sergeant David P. Keith fitting an artificial leg into a shoe, for a soldier whose leg was amputated, in an orthopedic shop, at Walter Reed General Hospital, Army Medical Center, 1943

An artificial leg can make movement and even wearing shoes easier

CREDIT: Sergeant David P. Keith fitting an artificial leg into a shoe, for a soldier whose leg was amputated, in an orthopedic shop, at Walter Reed General Hospital, Army Medical Center, 1943. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-114973.



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