Dating walking wounded
Prosthetists worked to mold the artificial limbs into a better fit for what was left of Smith’s leg bones. Around him Smith sees plenty of evidence that his injuries do not condemn him to a life of confinement.While he waited on a comfortable adjustment, Smith depended on a wheelchair. Today a double amputee can do more than just stand.
“The longer I’m in them the more it hurts,” he winced.As the Iraq War recedes, works such as this serve as a much-needed prod to a society that’s all too eager to put its misbegotten Middle East misadventure behind it.” Library Journal: What would you especially want librarians to know about your projects?Olivier Morel : For me, libraries are sacred places.On one of the days I visited the clinic, two double amputees dribbled and passed a soccer ball.A third amputee threw a football over the hospital beds with a therapist.