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Amputee Veteran Designs Ice Axe Prosthetic to Help Climb Everest

After losing an arm in Afghanistan, Private Jaco van Gass, 25, helped design a prosthetic ice pick which he'll use to climb Mount Everest next month, Gizmodo reports. Van Gass had the idea to attach a pick to a false arm after he traveled to the North Pole last year with Walking with the Wounded, [...]

April 16, 2012
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