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Disabled Woman Gets Prosthetic Mermaid Tail to Help Her Swim

Nadya Vessey has done what I imagine many little girls only dream of; she's become a real-life mermaid, thanks to the special effects team behind The Lord of the Rings. She was born with a congenital deformity that prevented her legs from ever developing properly. She lost her first leg just below the knee at [...]

July 18, 2011
5:11 PM EDT

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