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January 25, 2010

Haitian amputees face uncertain future

Airport lawn-care man Basaney Simon lost his right leg in last week's earthquake. He fears it will cost him his job. He will struggle to rehabilitate in a city that thrives on physical labor, and doctors are predicting that many amputees will languish or even die without proper follow-up care, or access to prosthetic limbs or crutches.

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